"Oh my gosh, look at that punim. Your baby is adorable!"
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb פנים paním, Yiddish פּנים pónem
- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
panim, ponim, punem
This word originally stems from Hebrew, but is more closely associated with Yiddish discourse.
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