What is the meaning of Mazel tov?
Mazel tov is an expression of congratulations and best wishes, used mostly by the Jewish community, especially during weddings.
- The word mazel literally means “a drip from above”.
- This word can have different connotations depending on its context, but it is connected to one basic definition which is something trickling down from above.
- When we say Mazel Tov to someone, we are normally giving them a blessing.