slicha

Pronunciations

slicha (slee-CHAH)

Definitions

  • interj. "Excuse me", "Sorry."

Example Sentences

  • "Slicha, can you help me with this?"

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • סליחה

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      slikha, selichah, selicha, slichah

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