גמר חתימה טובה

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From גְּמַר־(g'már-, end of) + חֲתִימָה(khatimá, signing, sealing) + טוֹבָה(tová, good); hence literally “end of good sealing”.

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גְּמַר חֲתִימָה טוֹבָה (g'már khatimá tová)

  1. May you be signed and sealed in the Book of Life; a common greeting on and before Yom Kippur.