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  • A Dio

    interj. "My God!"

  • adafina

    n. A slowly cooked stew of meat and vegetables.

  • annos

    n. Anniversary of someone's death.

  • asina

    adv., interj. Just like this/that, thus, in this manner. Such, even if.

  • Bavajadas

    Nonsense. B.S.

  • ben adam

    n. A human being.

  • Bivas, kreskas, enfloreskas!

    interj. Live, grow, thrive! Typically said upon hearing someone sneeze. Each word can be said in sequence after multiple sneezes.

  • bragas

    n. Underwear.

  • braggas

    n. Underwear.

  • Buenas semanas

    (sentence) Have a good week / what one says after making havdallah.

  • burekas

    n. A Turkish pastry filled with potatoes, other vegetables, and sometimes cheese.

  • chacham

    n. Wise, learned person; genius.

  • chanukiah

    n. Nine-branched menorah / candelabrum used on Chanukah.

  • De carne

    adj. Meaty / fleshing.

  • De queso

    adj. Dairy / milchig / cheesy.

  • Desayuno

    Literally "breakfast" - used to describe the category of foods made by Balkan Sephardic Jews for Shabbat breakfast. Includes boyos, borekas, bulemas, quajatho.

  • Echar Lashon

    To shoot the breeze

  • Eskapamiento bueno

    (sentence) May the end be good - said upon hearing of a pregnancy / before giving birth

  • esnoga

    n. Synagogue.

  • Guay De Mi

    Woe is me! Oh no!