noch

Definitions

  • still, yet, moreover

Example Sentences

  • "Smolka, who swam in the pool at Olympic Park, he's alive too? And a professor at Princeton noch?" (Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint)
  • "Give me nokh an example" (Rosten)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • נאָך nokh
    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      nokh

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