vade, vada, avada, avadeh
- Of course.
- And how!
- "If you're actually asking whether you should go and visit sick people in the hospital, avade you should!"
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Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Related to the Modern Hebrew בוודאי bevadáy 'certainly'
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