savtadik

Definitions

  • (1) something that reminds one favorably of one's savfta (grandmother); (2) something that meets with savta's approval

Example Sentences

  • It's very savtadik to be ready to have an herbal tea party at any time of day or night.
  • The velour and velvet material at the fabric store was quite savtadik.

Languages of Origin

Aramaic, Yiddish, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

Heb/Aramaic סבתא + Yiddish adjective ending דיק-

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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