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