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  • abus

    interj. "Cute!"

  • Ashki

    nickname for Ashkenazi Jews

  • Dahak

    A joke. Or someone or something who is funny.

  • Hadeed

    Awesome.

  • hajj

    to stop, "enough" (slang), not in the mood

  • Itchy

    Ashkenazi Jew

  • JDub

    An American Jew who is not Syrian (usually refers to Ashkenazim)

  • Jidoh

    Grandfather

  • knis

    Synagogue, Syrian word for 'shul'

  • kuracha

    Tefillin bag

  • S/Y

    Syrian Jew

  • shoo

    An emphatic "what!?"

  • sketch

    a trick

  • swanee

    a table or tray of gifts for a bride-to-be from the groom's family; the accompanying gathering prior to the wedding where those gifts are presented.