• to merit

Example Sentences

  • "We should all be zoykhe to see the coming of Moshiach."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • Heb זוכה zokhé 'merit' (infinitive לזכות), Yiddish זוכה זײַן zóykhe zayn (with invariant Hebrew element) 'to merit, be worthy'
    • Regions

      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      zoche, zoiche

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