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Yiddish words used in English


Yiddish words may be used in a primarily English language context. An English sentence that uses these words sometimes is said to be in Yinglish or Hebronics  ...

Yiddish Glossary - The Gantseh Megillah - Pass.to


Alef-bais - Alphabet; the first two letters of the Jewish alphabet; Alevei! .... Chai - Hebrew word for LIFE, comprised of the two Hebrew letters, Chet and Yod.

Some Yiddish Words... - Hebrew for Christians


Note that unlike Hebrew which normally accents a word on the final syllable, the accent for most Yiddish words appear on the first syllable. I indicate the stressed  ...

Yiddish Glossary - Kehillat Israel


Glossary of Yiddish Words and Phrases .... All the while. Alef-bais, der. Alphabet; the first two letters of the Jewish alphabet. Aleichem sholom. To you be peace.

Jewish Slang Words - English Grammar Rules & Usage


You can run an easy web search on almost any search engine for “Jewish or Yiddish slang words” and come up with millions of web sites that touch on the topic.

Common Yiddish Words - Planet Ruby


non-Jewish people, The place was full of goyim. glik. happiness, Glick in the office makes for glick in the home. golem. clumsy and sluggish, The guy I work with ...

You Know More Yiddish Than You Think | Jewish Currents


Dec 10, 2014 ... Yiddish is so prevalent in English that the winning word in the 2014 National Spelling Bee was knaidel (matzo ball) and the kid that spelled it ...

Dictionary of Judaica - foreign words and expressions - JewishGen


dict 18933 960301 Dictionary of Judaica (Key words and phrases) ... DICTIONARY OF KEY WORDS AND PHRASES A Yiddish/Hebrew refresher course ...

Yiddish Words - My Jewish Learning


A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases. Bissel (bisl)—a little bit, as in “I just want to eat a bissel right now ...

Yiddish Words - NPR


The Yiddish Radio Project Yiddish Words: An Audible Glossary of Familiar Terms . Click on the speaker icon or the word to hear actor David Rogow and Pearl ...

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The Yiddish Handbook: 40 Words You Should Know


This article is a follow up on Ten Yiddish Expressions You Should Know. Jewish scriptwriters introduced many Yiddish words into popular culture, which often ...

Yiddish Phrases


Selected Yiddish Words and Phrases - impress your friends and family. A BI GEZUNT: So long as you're healthy. Expression means, "Don't worry so much about ...

61 Hilarious Yiddish Insults You Need To Know | Thought Catalog


Oct 2, 2013 ... From the vast array of Yiddish insults, put downs, lamentations and naughty words, here are 61 of the best, with my personal favorite phrase ...