• interj. "Apology for trivial or unintentional interruption or indiscretion: pardon" (Weiser).

Example Sentences

  • "Anshuldiks. I didn't mean to bother you while you're learning." (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • אַנטשולדיקן antshuldikn 'to pardon, forgive, excuse'

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


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

      Alternative Spellings

      antchuldiks, anchuldiks, antshuldiks

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