Be well

Definitions

  • Closing to a letter or conversation: Take care, be healthy

Example Sentences

  • "I hope that this clarifies the technicalities of this out of the ordinary Shabbos. May Yom Kippur be meaningful for you and your family. Be Well, Rabbi Litt" (http://www.jewishanswers.org/ask-the-rabbi-date/2006/09/?p=2636)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

The Yiddish equivalent is זײַ געזונט zay gezunt (for a single addressee, informally) or זײַט געזונט zayt gezunt (for multiple addressees, or formally with a single addressee). It also means "be healthy" and is used as a salutation upon departing.

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