• n. A radish.

Example Sentences

  • "It is during the Hanukah festival that retekh salad is eaten." (Gastro-Poetics in Lithuanian Yiddish Literature of the Interwar Period: The Early Work of Moyshe Kulbak (1896-1937) by Iveta Leitane)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • רעטעך retekh

    • 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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