rega

Alternative Spellings

regah

Definitions

  • wait, hold on; lit. "an instant"

Example Sentences

  • "Sarah, come on! We're going to miss the movie!" "Rega, Yoni, give me a second!"

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

רגע

Who Uses This

Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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