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Jan 29, 2024
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What does Schmegegge mean in Yiddish?

hot air

Definitions of schmegegge. (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense. synonyms: shmegegge. type of: bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality. a message that seems to convey no meaning.

What is a lantsman?

2. (länts′mən) A fellow Jew who comes from the same district or town, especially in Eastern Europe. [Yiddish, from Middle High German lantsman, countryman : lant, land (from Old High German; see lendh- in Indo-European roots) + man, man (from Old High German; see man- in Indo-European roots).]

What does Macher mean in Yiddish?

borrowed from Yiddish makher “influential person, fixer,” literally, “maker,” going back to Middle High German macher “maker, creator,” from machen “to make, do” (going back to Old High German mahhōn) + -er -er entry 2 — more at make entry 1.

What does Shicksa mean in Yiddish?

or shicksa or shikse or shikseh (ˈʃɪksə ) noun often derogatory (used by Jews) a non-Jewish girl. a Jewish girl who fails to live up to traditional Jewish standards.

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