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  • alte bubby

    n. Old woman, great-grandmother.

  • alte haym

    n. Eastern Europe.

  • altz iz gut

    (sentence) "All is well."

  • asina

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

  • baitsim

    n. Balls, testicles, lit. 'eggs'.

  • bench licht

    v. (Light and) bless candles.

  • cement mixer

    n. Non-Jewish woman.

  • chaleria

    n. Plague or cholera (literal or metaphorical).

  • Diaspora Jew

    n. A Jew living in the Jewish Diaspora, as opposed to one living within the State of Israel.

  • dremel

    v., n. "[D]oze; nap." (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)

  • farfufket

    adj. Befuddled, taken aback, disoriented, confused.

  • faribel

    adj. To have a grievance, to be aggrieved.

  • fershnickered

    adj. Drunk, intoxicated, extremely drunk.

  • fertig

    interj. Done! Often an exclamation of relief or accomplishment immediately after completing a task or chore.

  • fluden

    n. Log-shaped pastry stuffed with apricot preserves, chopped dates, walnuts, and raisins.

  • gebakt un geshuckled

    (sentence) Baked and shaken, as in "Shake 'n Bake."

  • genug shoyn

    interj. Enough already!

  • gey schluffen

    (sentence) Go to sleep!

  • ghattis

    n. Derogatory term for working-class or boorish Afrikaaner person.

  • grizhidiker

    n. Nagging, annoying person.