good Shabes, gut Shabes, gut Shabbos
- Literally, "Good Sabbath" (JPS); standard Sabbath greeting
- "I just stopped with them for a moment to say 'good Shabbos'."
Languages of Origin
גוט־שבת gut-shabes 'good Sabbath!'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
May be "good" (from English) or "gut" (from Yiddish).
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