chas v'shalom, khas vesholem, chas v'sholem
- "heaven forbid" (Glinert)
- "What if, chas v'sholem, my son gets sick?"
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
North America, Great Britain
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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