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
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.
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
Jan 15, 2008 ... This article is a follow up on Ten Yiddish Expressions You Should Know. Jewish
scriptwriters introduced many Yiddish words into popular ...
Where possible, the English meaning and Yiddish
transliteration are included.
(Verter zol men vegn un nit tseyln.)
- "The closer to the synagogue, the farther from God." (Vos noenter tsu der shul, alts vayter fun Got.)
- "With horses you check the teeth; with a human y... More »
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
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.
The folks at the Los Angeles Jewish Home have put together an adorable, ...
video of some of their residents explaining the various meanings of Yiddish
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
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 ...