- "children" (Rosten)
- "Services for the kinder and their families are upstairs at 10:30."
Languages of Origin
קינדער kinder 'children' (singular קינד kind)
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
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