chrein, chreyn, chrayn, khrain, khreyn, khrein, khrayn, crain, creyn, crein, crayn, krain, kreyn, krein, krayn
- A spicy paste made from grated horseradish.
- "The chrain is too spicy for me!"
Languages of Origin
כריין khreyn 'horseradish'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
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