altz iz gut

Alternative Spellings

alts iz git, alles iz gut, alis is gut, alts iz gut

Definitions

  • "All is well."

Example Sentences

  • "How are you doing?" "Altz iz gut."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

אַלץ איז גוט alts iz gut

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

The variant "alles" (אַלעס) is considered non-standard in Yiddish because it is "daytshmerish" (modeled after Standard German spelling and pronunciation).

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