Definitions

  • interj. Sneezed on the truth, the sneeze confirms the truth.

Example Sentences

  • "yiddish phrase a day calendar, january 9th: 'genosn oyfn emes' --'the sneeze confirms the truth.' i don't know what the hell that means, but 'the truth' is that this shirt rocks. therefore, 'achoo.'" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • גענאָסן אויפֿן אמת genosn afn emes 'sneezed on the truth'

    • Who Uses This

      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

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