• n. A raisin.

Example Sentences

  • "Do you think he's brought rozhinkes?" Dan asked, hopefully. "One year the Pesach barrel had rozhinkes..." (Full Harvest by Etka Gitel Schwartz)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • ראָזשינקע rozhinkhe

    • 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).

      Alternative Spellings

      rojinke, rojinkeh, rozhinkeh

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