How do you say insult in Yiddish?
What does Kuni Lemel mean in Yiddish?
Kuni Lemel— (name of a fictional character) One who gets everything backward. Kvetch— (Y: creak) A whiner.
What are some Yiddish slang words?
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Is Yiddish a slang?
Interestingly, the words that weren't marked as slang were the most common ones, or really the most assimilated ones: kosher, schmutz, tchotchke. It seems like Yiddish is considered slang when it's mostly members of the Jewish community who use it, and full words when everyone else does.
What does Kochleffel mean?
Definitions. n. A cooking spoon, as for soup. By extension, a person who stirs up trouble; meddler, busybody.
What is a noodge?
(Entry 1 of 2) : pester, nag whose socially ambitious daughter noodges him to seek admission to the exclusive Bushwood Country Club— Glenn Collins. noodge.
How do you pronounce Schmegegge?
Is Schmutz a bad word?
It means "dirt," "filth," "grime," or "rubbish." Sadly, though the Oxford English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster.com include it, a number of other dictionaries neglect it, and its adjectival form, schmutzig, has not crossed over.
How do you greet someone in Yiddish?
This form of greeting was traditional among the Ashkenazi Jewish communities of Eastern Europe. The appropriate response is "Aleichem Shalom" (עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם) or "Upon you be peace." (cognate with the Arabic-language "assalamu alaikum" meaning "The peace [of ] be upon you.)"
What does Shonda mean in Yiddish?
Most Yiddish speakers pronounce it as shande or shanda. In Yiddish, shande means a disgrace, a shame, a terrible embarrassment, a scandal. The only Shonda is your usage of a Yiddish word to defend idolatry of #WhiteSupremacists.
What is Schmeckle?
"Schmekel" is Yiddish slang for "penis".
What does Pisher mean in Yiddish?
Yiddish. noun [also in roman type]; Slang. a young, inexperienced, presumptuous person. a person or thing of no importance; a nobody or nothing.
Is schlep a Yiddish?
In Yiddish, שלעפּ, shlep is usually a transitive verb for carrying (or dragging) something else, while the English word, schlep, is also used as an intransitive verb, for dragging oneself, and as a noun for an insignificant person or hanger-on.
How do you say love in Yiddish?
The Hebrew word for "Love" is Ahava (Ah-ha-vah.)
What does Mishka mean in Yiddish?
In Hebrew Baby Names the meaning of the name Miska is: Gift from God.
What does Paskudnyak mean?
Noun. paskudnyak (plural paskudnyaks) (derogatory) A nasty or contemptible person. (endearing) A young rascal; a boy who makes mischief.
What is a Nunick?
: a person who is a bore or nuisance.
What is Nag in Yiddish?
n. Nagging, annoying person.
What is a Meshugganah?
meshuggeneh - (Yiddish) a crazy fool. meshuggener. Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script. fool, muggins, saphead, tomfool, sap - a person who lacks good judgment.
What does Mashugana mean in English?
(pejorative) A person who is nonsensical, silly or crazy; a jackass. noun. 13. Nonsense, silliness, craziness, garbage (as in useless) noun.
Is Yiddish a Germanic language?
The basic grammar and vocabulary of Yiddish, which is written in the Hebrew alphabet, is Germanic. Yiddish, however, is not a dialect of German but a complete language‚ one of a family of Western Germanic languages, that includes English, Dutch, and Afrikaans.
Is Verklempt a real word?
Verklempt (pronounced “fur-klempt”) means overcome with emotion, perhaps even choked or clenched by emotions. Verklempt is a Yiddish loanword.
What does Farklempt mean?
Unable to speak because of emotion; choked up.
What does Kol Tuv mean?
interj. "All the best" (JPS), a closing or farewell.
What does gut Yontif mean?
To wish somebody a happy Passover in Yiddish, you would say “gut yontif,” which translates to “good holiday.” Yiddish, one of the most well-know Jewish languages outside of Hebrew, was spoken by Ashkenazi (or Eastern European) Jews.
How do you respond to thank you in Yiddish?
What is Shandas?
shanda (uncountable) (Jewish) shame; disgrace.
What does Shande mean?
n. " Scandal, shame." (JPS) n. Misbehavior by a particular Jew or Jewish group that leads to embarrassment among the broader Jewish community.