zaidie

Alternative Spellings

Zaddie, Zaidy, zayde, zeydie, zeyde

Definitions

  • grandpa, grandfather

Example Sentences

  • "We're going to visit Zaidie for Hannukah this year."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

זײדע zeyde

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)

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