slicha

Alternative Spellings

slikha, selichah, selicha, slichah

Definitions

  • "Excuse me", "Sorry"

Example Sentences

  • "Slicha, can you help me with this?"

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

סליחה

Who Uses This

Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish: Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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