SY, S.Y., S-Y
- Syrian Jew
- "I am half “J-Dub” and half “S/Y.” For those of you out of the Sephardic loop, “J-Dub” is short for “JW” or “Jew,” the slang term used in the Syrian Jewish Community to describe Ashkenazi Jews, and “S/Y” is the term Syrian Jews use to refer to themselves." (http://www.jbooks.com/secularculture/Hidary.htm)
Languages of Origin
The letters S and Y, the first letters of the word "Syrian"
Who Uses This
Syrian: Jews with recent ancestry in Syria
See also J-Dub.
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