- to merit
- "We should all be zoykhe to see the coming of Moshiach."
Languages of Origin
Heb זוכה zokhé 'merit' (infinitive לזכות), Yiddish זוכה זײַן zóykhe zayn (with invariant Hebrew element) 'to merit, be worthy'
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).
Edit See something you disagree with? Feel free to edit it. All changes will be moderated.