alte haym

Pronunciations

alte heym (AHL-teh haym) listen
alte haym (AHL-teh heym) listen

Definitions

  • n. Eastern Europe.

Example Sentences

  • "My great-grandfather was a shoemaker in the alte haym."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַלטע הײם alte heym 'old home'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      alta heim, alte haym

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