desayuno

Pronunciations

desayuno (deh-zah-YOO-noh) listen

Definitions

  • Literally "breakfast" - used to describe the category of foods made by Balkan Sephardic Jews for Shabbat breakfast. Includes boyos, borekas, bulemas, quajatho.

Example Sentences

  • Let's leave Kahal early - Nona made desayuno!

Languages of Origin

  • Ladino

Etymology

  • Spanish - "Des" means not, and "ayuno" means "fast"

    • Who Uses This

      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      dezayuno

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