- Ess, ess already!
- Ess, mein kind.
- "Yiddish is the mameloshen — mother tongue — of Jewish mothers, whose watchword is “Ess, ess, mein kind — Eat, eat my child.” So it’s only natural that Yiddish should be the most hospitable of languages." (https://hamodia.com/columns/secret-whole-megillah/)
Languages of Origin
עס es 'eat'
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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