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  • Ashki

    n. Nickname for Ashkenazi Jews.

  • bar minan

    interj. Used when mentioning a tragedy or general calamity that one does not wish on him/herself or others. Also used as a follow up to the words "a Dio" when surprised by something scary.

  • basari

    adj. Refers to foods that contain meat as well as utensils and dishes used to cook, serve, and eat meat.

  • chalavi

    adj. Describes dairy foods as well as utensils and dishes used to cook, serve, and eat dairy products.

  • Desayuno

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

  • Kien Save

    Literally: "Who Knows?". Used often as "I have no idea".

  • Kippur

    n. Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement).

  • shabash

    interj. Well done!

  • Yehi Ratzones

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