to be zoykhe


to be zoykhe (ZOY-kheh) listen
to be zokhe (ZOH-kheh) listen


  • v. To merit, have the privilege (to); to live to see.

Example Sentences

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

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • Y זוכה זײַן zóykhe zayn

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America
      • Great Britain


      • 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

      to be zoche, to be zoiche, to be zoyche, to be zokhe, to be zokheh, to be zocheh, to be zoikhe, to be zoicheh, to be zoikheh

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