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In Judaism

What is yiddish?

Answer #1: Yiddish is a language derived form medieval German combined withHebrew and Aramaic and first spoken by the Wist Jews. It is written usingthe Hebrew alephbet. ==== (MORE)
In Judaism

I love you in yiddish?

איך האָב דיך ליב- ikh hob dikh lib That is what you will most commonly hear, and is the best answer, but it is possible you will hear (MORE)
In Yiddish

What does yiddish mean?

Yiddish refers to a language based loosely on German that was spoken by Jews in Central and Eastern Europe. Yiddish is the Yiddish word for "Jewish".
In Judaism

What is a yiddish crook?

Schulik Also, "gonif." Gonif means something more like a literal thief, but depending on the context, it might be what you want. Someone who steals by cheating in business ma (MORE)
In Yiddish

What is a yiddishe cup?

The phrase you're quoting is "Yiddishe kop ", with the second word sounding more like "kawp". The word is actually straight from the German "kopf" meaning "head". A 'Yiddishe (MORE)
In Yiddish

How do you say but in Yiddish?

Memisht - מערנישט or, if you mean but as in "however," it's ober אָבער or if you mean as in "only" it's nayert נײַערט
In Yiddish

Is Yiddish a pidgin?

No. Pidgin is an artificial, nonliterary work-place jargon using a limited and modified vocabulary from one language according to the phonological and grammatical structure of (MORE)
In Yiddish

What is yiddish for fool?

Schmuck Not really. "Shmuck" is actually a very bad word children get punished for saying, and adults don't use in polite conversation. It's a very nasty thing to call some (MORE)
In Yiddish

What is ABBA in yiddish?

abba is not an English word. If you mean the Hebrew word for father "aba" (אבא), the Yiddish word is tata (טאַטע).
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What is a Yiddishism?

A Yiddishism is a word or phrase which is characteristically Yiddish but is used in another language.