- "appetizers" (JPS)
- "I don't want to want to tell the whole story, but I'll give you a little forshpayz, as my husband used to say." (a widow, telling the HUC community about how her husband received the Yanov torah)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
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).
Stress on first syllable.
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