fleyshik, fleishik, fleyshig, flayshig
- "The general term for food in the meat category, according to the Jewish dietary laws" (JPS)
- "Be sure to eat the milchig food before the fleishig and not after."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Alternatively fleyshedik. The general term for the category of fleishig foods is "fleishigs" (פֿלײשיקס).
Edit See something you disagree with? Feel free to edit it. All changes will be moderated.