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  • cement mixer

    n. Non-Jewish woman.

  • faribel

    adj. To have a grievance, to be aggrieved.

  • genug shoyn

    interj. Enough already!

  • I wish you well to wear it

    (sentence) A saying uttered on seeing a friend or relative wearing a new garment or accessory. It is value-neutral, not implying that the garment is nice, just that it is new.

  • koppel

    skullcap, kippah, yarmulke

  • lobbus

    a young mischievous person with a lot of chutzpah

  • nicht shabbos geret

    Not to speak of on Shabbat (used when a subject is not suitable for the Holy Shabbat, primarily business and money manners, to indicate that one shouldn't discuss it). Usually followed by a short comment about the "forbidden" subject.

  • pish


  • tsekrochen

    adj. Slovenly, [feeling] feeble or fragile, usually owing to minor illness or a night of excess.

  • Yoshke

    an irreverent or derogatory name for Jesus Christ