Nisht do gedacht

Alternative Spellings

Nit du gedakht, Nitu gedakht, Nito gedakht, Nit do gedakht, Nit du gedacht, Nitu gedacht, Nito gedacht, Nit do gedacht, Nisht du gedakht, Nishtu gedakht, Nishto gedakht, Nisht do gedakht, Nisht du gedacht, Nishtu gedacht, Nishto gedacht, Nisht gedacht, Nisht gedakht, Nit gedacht, Nit gedakht

Definitions

  • Exclamation, It shouldn't happen.

Example Sentences

  • "I heard the company might go bankrupt." "Nisht do gedacht!"
  • "Severe, even debilitating illness (nisht gedacht)." (https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/89637/ptij-otd-documentaries?noredirect=1&lq=1)
  • "We should never know from such things, oif keyner nisht gedacht." (https://www.vosizneias.com/90327/2011/08/29/father-of-slain-bklyn-boy-leiby-kletzky-sues-killer-for-100m/?comments_sort=desc)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish נישטאָ געדאַכט, nishto gedakht, from contraction of נישט nisht ("not", often pronounced nit) and דאָ do ("here") and the past participle געדאַכט gedakht.

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Dictionaries

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