a klog tsu


a klog tsu (ah KLUHG tsoo) listen


  • interj. Woe to; damn (something); to hell with.

Example Sentences

  • "Even echoes of exasperation among immigrants who cursed the consequences of 1492 ('a klog tsu Columbus') could not have prevented Uncle Sam from claiming that some of his best friends are Jews." (The Future of American Jewry: A History by Stephen J. Whitefiled)

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Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • אַ קלאָג צו a klog tsu

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).


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