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  • ad kdei kach

    interj. "[E]xpression of wonder regarding the extent or intensity of something." (Weiser)

  • b'emet

    interj. "As a matter of fact." (Weiser); "Really?"

  • chakira

    n. Proposition, treatise, deliberation.

  • chutzpah

    n. Guts (positive).

  • davka

    adv. Even; despite expectations to the contrary -- often with a slightly amused or ironic feeling of "wouldn't you know it?" or "of all things" ("of all people" ... etc.)

  • halevai

    interj. If only.

  • hashkafah

    n. Ideological outlook; point of view; "philosophy" (Weiser).

  • iyun

    n. Study, "examination of sources to develop a coherent, educated opinion." (Weiser)

  • kesher

    n. Connection, relationship, link.

  • madrega

    n. Level, especially spiritual level.

  • mamish

    adv. "1. As though true to fact...2. Surely or certainly...3. Actually, genuinely...4. To a high degree...5. Enthusiastic response: WOW." (Weiser)

  • mazel

    n. Congratulations.

  • mazel tov

    interj. Congratulations [lit. "good fortune"].

  • rega

    interj. Wait, hold on; lit. "an instant."

  • remez

    n. "A mark or detail that suggests the existence of implicit information, a trace, an allusion." (Weiser)

  • shidduch

    n. A date in the process of finding one's spouse.

  • stam

    adv. Only, simply, just for fun, not for a specific purpose.

  • svara

    n. Justification, reason, plausible explanation.

  • teva

    n. Character (quality of a person or thing).