Ashki

Pronunciations

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "I grew up in a very Bukharian neighborhood and we always called each other ‘Bukhs’ and Ashkenazim ‘Ashkis’[.]" (source)

  • "Mizrachis aren’t stupid. After all, most of us make just as much money as Ashkis without having wasted time in college." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • English

Etymology

  • Textual Hebrew "Ashkenazi" clipped + English diminutive/hypocoristic "i"

    • Who Uses This

      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
      • Syrian: Jews with recent ancestry in Syria
      • Persian: Jews with recent ancestry in Iran
      • Bukharan Jews

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Ashky, Ashkie

Notes

  • Discussion of origin, definition, and use here.

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