1976 ~ 2011  ~ 35th.  ANNIVERSARY

894 Prospect St. Glen Rock NJ  Tel: 1201 445-1186
A Traditional Kosher Delicatessen - Kosher Catering - Smoked Fish & Appetizing - Delicatessen & Culinary Dining

Yiddish in America

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     Click for SoundKosher

Right, Honest: It don't sound kosher to me.

     Click for SoundNosh

To eat a little something: I was noshing all day.

     Click for SoundCockamammie

Crazy: He's got cockamammie ideas.

     Click for SoundFutz

To fiddle around; Geting your PC to work.

     Click for SoundChutzpah

Guts, Nerve, no Shame : He has chutzpah.

     Click for SoundGelt

Money: I got a lot of gelt for Chanukah.

     Click for SoundGoyim

Non-Jewish people: The place was full of goyim.

     Click for SoundGanif

Thief: Don't be such a ganif

     Click for SoundKvetch

Complainer: Don't be such a kvetch.

     Click for SoundMiskayt

Ugly: The daughter is a reall meeskite.

     Click for SoundMensch

A nice gentleman: He was such a mensch.

     Click for SoundMishegas

Craziness: What kind of mishegas is that?

     Click for SoundNebish

Little nerd: He is such a nebish.

     Click for SoundShlemazel

Unlucky person: The poor schlemazel had his car stolen.

     Click for SoundShmatas

Rags: Your clothes look like shmatas.

     Click for SoundShpilkes

Nervous energy: I had shpilkes before the interview.

     Click for SoundShtick

Routine: That's his shtick.

     Click for SoundKvel

To glow with pride: I could kvell watching those kids in the play.

     Click for SoundMazel

Luck: I got such a mazel.

     Click for SoundShlemiel

Fool: He's a real schlemiel, always screwing up.

     Click for SoundSchmootz

Dirt: It's covered with schmootz.

     Click for SoundTsures

Troubles: That car gives me nothing but tsures.


Fuss, Issue: She made a big tsimmes out of it.


Nothing:  I got bupkis for my bonus.