kinder

Definitions

  • "children" (Rosten)

Example Sentences

  • "Services for the kinder and their families are upstairs at 10:30."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
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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