miktsat shivcho shel adam omrim befanav


  • sent. 'One shouldn't recite all a person's virtues in his or her presence'.

Example Sentences

  • "When you introduce someone, don't mention all of their virtues and embarrass them; miktsat shivcho shel adam omrim befanav."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מקצת שבחו של אדם אומרים בפניו

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      miktzat shivcho shel adam omrim befanav, miktzat shivkho shel adam omrim befanav, miktsat shivkho shel adam omrim befanav

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