What does Goyish mean in Yiddish?
Goy. Goy is the Yiddish word for non-Jew. In Hebrew, the plural of ‘Goy’ is ‘Goyim’ and ‘Goyish’ is the adjective.
What does mucher mean?
: one who exploits the generosity of others : a person who mooches off others Whether it’s stiffing drinking buddies with the check, bumming rides, “borrowing” cigarettes or sponging off meals, moochers can push the limits of friendship by making a habit of manipulating others to avoid paying their fair share.—
What is a Shlomo?
Shlomo (שְׁלֹמֹה), meaning peaceable, is a common Hebrew male given name. The following individuals are often referred to only by the name Shlomo: Solomon, king of ancient Israel, according to various religious texts. Shlomo (beatboxing artist) or Simon Shlomo Kahn (born 1983)
What is a Cooney lemel?
Koch-leffel— (Y: a cooking ladel) One who “stirs the pot” with rumors and innuendo. Kuni Lemel— (name of a fictional character) One who gets everything backward.
What does taka mean in Yiddish?
Really, actually, indeed, “in consideration of all the information available.” (Weiser) (can also be used ironically.)
Is klutz a Yiddish word?
You might say, “Don’t let my brother move your TV — he’s such a klutz!” Klutz is the Americanized version of the Yiddish klots, which means “block or lump,” and also “clumsy person or blockhead.” A related word in German is klotz, “boor, clod, or wooden block.”
What does Smoocher mean?
a petty thief
smoocher (plural smoochers) Someone who smooches (is overly affectionate.) Someone who borrows trivial items without returning them; a petty thief. An annoyingly nosy person; a tag-along.
Do you know these Yiddish curses translated to English?
Recently, the Facebook page We Are The Jews posted a photo of Yiddish curses translated to English, and they’re pretty incredible. These phrases definitely aren’t for the faint-hearted. Here are some of my favorites below: A ruech in dayn zeydn arayn – May your grandfather be possessed by a demon. A shtreck dir ofyn halda – A rope around your neck.
What are some Yiddish insults?
We introduce you to Yiddish insults. Developed out of Hebrew and German, the Yiddish language is filled with dark comedy that makes it perfect for expressing any complaint, frustration, or insult. 1. Kishka: If it’s someone you like, don’t punch them in the kishka, as you’ll go right for their stomach!
What are some funny Yiddish phrases?
If you are a moderator please see our troubleshooting guide. I know another funny phrase (sorry if i am bad at Yiddish!): Du kanst nicht auf meinem rucken pishen und segen klass es regen ist! = You cannot piss on my back and tell me it is raining!
What is Yiddish?
Yiddish is unparalleled as a darkly comic language of complaint, a way to look on the dark side of life and laugh at it. Developed out of Hebrew and German, Yiddish became its own rich lingustic culture, with a unique mode of expression all its own.