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adv. Abbreviation for "B'loshn am zar", "in a foreign language"; usually used by the commentator Rashi when using a Middle French expression.
"Rashi often includes vocabulary 'b'laz' to help his medieval French readers."
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belaaz, b'laaz, b'la'az
La'az refers to "lashon am zar," and the "b" prefix means "in."
La'az / lo'ez means foreign language, as found in the phrase "Me'am Lo'ez", from a people who speak a foreign language.
The Yiddish b(e)láz can humorously express the meaning 'otherwise known as'.
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