- to merit
- "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'
- 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).
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