Literally: His baby bird flew away from him

Said about someone who has lost his mind. When referring to a woman, it is said that "tar liha lfryekh". A close alternative to this expression is "harb lih(a)", meaning that "his/hers is an escaped one" - his or hers referring to the baby bird. When someone makes you laugh, it is customary to tell him that "harrabtih lia", meaning that "you made it escape from me".

Added on November 26, 2020

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