gramen

Definitions

  • rhymes; especially a rhyming poem or song

Example Sentences

  • "Mendy performs a new Purim gramen every year."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

גראַם gram 'rhyme' (pl. גראַמען gramen 'rhymes')

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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