rabotay (rah-boh-TYE) listen
rabosay (rah-boh-SYE) listen


  • n. Gentlemen.

Example Sentences

  • "Rabotay, time is getting on and we have to come to a decision." (Glinert)

  • "Rabotay, after praying here this morning I can confidently tell them that conversation is alive and well!” (source)

  • "Rabosay, if we are heading into a collapse or depression, is it any wonder why the Patriot Act provided so many arrangements for putting down riots and disturbances?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • רַבּוֹתַיי

    • 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

      rabosay, rabosei, rabotei, rabotey, rabosey, rabosai, rabotai

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