What does Zol Zayn mean in Yiddish?
mit hatslokhe, zay(t) matsliekh, zol zayn mitn rekhtn fus [when moving into a new residence, or for any beginning], etc., often with the omission of the _zol zayn_ at the beginning). Its meaning in Yiddish usage is ‘congratulations!’
What does git mean in Yiddish?
git – cool, great [slang] machlojka – shady busines’, Yiddish/Hebrew: a quarrel, a dispute.
What is a Yiddish schmuck?
Next we come to ‘schmuck’, which in English is a rather vulgar definition of a contemptible or foolish person – in other words, a jerk. In Yiddish the word ‘שמאָק’ (schmok) literally means ‘penis’.
What does the name Zol mean?
South Africa slang. a cannabis cigarette. Word origin. C20: of unknown origin.
What does Zei Gezunt mean?
Definitions. interj. Be healthy, be well; farewell!
Is git an insult?
Git /ˈɡɪt/ is a term of insult denoting an unpleasant, silly, incompetent, annoying, senile, elderly or childish person. As a mild oath it is roughly on a par with prat and marginally less pejorative than berk.
What does meshuggah mean in Yiddish?
Meshuga, also Meshugge, Meshugah, Meshuggah /məˈʃʊɡə/: Crazy (משגע, meshuge, from Hebrew: משוגע, m’shuga’; OED, MW). Also used as the nouns meshuggener and meshuggeneh for a crazy man and woman, respectively.
Is Prat a swear word?
According to Oxford Dictionaries, we started using “prat” to mean idiot in 1960, but before that, it was a 16th century word for buttocks. So when you call someone a prat, you’re also calling them an arse. This is another delightful description of someone who’s painfully stupid.
Why is schmuck a bad word?
Although schmuck is considered an obscene term in Yiddish, it has become a common American idiom for “jerk” or “idiot”. It can be taken as offensive, however, by some Jews, particularly those with strong Yiddish roots.
What is a Tookus?
slang. : buttocks These wise words recognize the truth about teens: They’re a tremendous pain in the tuchus. — The Lewiston (Idaho) Morning Tribune The world already has competitions for talent and achievement, irrespective of how one’s tuchus looks in a bikini.
What is a yutz?
yutz in American English
(jʌts ) noun. a person variously regarded as ineffectual, foolish, disagreeable, contemptible, etc.