amolik

Definitions

  • adj. "Foregone, of times past: olden, obsolete" (Weiser).

Example Sentences

  • "The amolike gemaros used to fall apart because of their cheap bindings." (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַמאָליק 'past, former; ancient, ex-..., old-time'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      amolike

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