- so what?; so?; hurry up already
- "Nu - tell us already! Out with it!"
Languages of Origin
Yiddish, Modern Hebrew
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
cognate with Russian, Ukrainian ну nu
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