pechech, parech, parekh
- a complainer
- When your adult son calls to whine about something: "He's such a pachech!"
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
One user writes: The accent is on the second syllable. On the origins: Linguist Edward Stankiewicz asserts that the word comes from Yiddish פּאַרך, פּאַרעך pár(e)kh 'an unpleasant person, lit. a head scab' (https://www.ibiblio.org/pub/academic/languages/yiddish/mendele/vol4.029) For more about the Yiddish term, see: https://yiddishsong.wordpress.com/tag/parekh/
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