- literally 'do you understand?'
- "I'm driving you home because there's no way you're walking all the way there by yourself. Farsheyst?"
Languages of Origin
פֿאַרשטײסט farshtéyst, second person singular form of פֿאַרשטײן farshtéyn 'to understand'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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