mazel tov


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ma·zel tov

also ma·zal tov  (mä′zəl tôf′, tôv′, tōv′)
interj.
Used to express congratulations or best wishes.

[Mishnaic Hebrew mazzāl ṭôb, good luck : mazzāl, constellation, destiny (ultimately from Akkadian manzaltu, mazzaztum, position of a star, from izuzzu, to stand; see ḏwḏ in Semitic roots) + ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots.]

ma•zel tov

(ˈmɑ zəl ˌtɔv, ˌtɔf, ˌtoʊv)

interj.
(used to express congratulations).
[1860–65; < Yiddish < Hebrew mazzāl tōbh good luck]
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