yene velt, yenne velt
- the world to come, hereafter
- a far away place
- He moved to someplace, I don't know where it is, yenevelt.
Languages of Origin
יענע װעלט yene velt 'lit. that world; the World to Come'
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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