muat hamachzik et hamrubeh


  • sent. 'There's not much of it, but what there is, is good'.

Example Sentences

  • "Naamani's book, consisting of only 250 pages, can well be described as a muat hamachzik et hamrubeh. It merits a warm Y'yasher Koah from us all." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מועט המחזיק את המרובה, lit. 'a little that holds a lot'

    • 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

      muat hamakhzik et hamrubeh, muat hamakhzik et hamrube, muat hamachzik et hamrube

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