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Voden ?                     What else would you expect ? 

Shmutz                     dirt 

Kishkes                      guts, intestines 

   

Ukh un vey                Tough luck, too bad 

Tokhis oyfin tish          Put up or shut up 

Shvayg                      Shut up

Sha shtil                    Be quiet 

Yenna veld                 In the next world 

Oy gevald !                Oh, No ! 

Nu ?                          So? Well ? 

Nisht geferlech           I've seen worse 

Nebech                     Unfortunate person

Loch in kop                Like a hole in the head

Ke nignehore             Not tempt the evil eye 

Goot gezugt               Well said 

Gevald                       Help

Gay red tsu der vant   Go talk to the wall 

Ek velt                       The boondocks 

Fartik                        That's final ! 

Shmek                       smell 

Shvitz                        steam bath 

Shnapps                    booze 

Alivay                        It should only happen 

Abi gezunt                 As long as you are healthy 

Geld                          Money

Glitch                        a minor malfunction

Hameshe Kurve                  home type whore 

Gatkes                       long underwear 

Cokamammie             fake, outrageous, ridiculous 

Metzyea                     a bargain, prize package 

Pushke                      charity box 

Smontzess                 gadgets

Bobe mayse               old wives tale 

Tsatske                      gadget, knickknack,

Pupik                         belly button 

Shmekel                    a small penis 

Bopkis                       something of little or no value 

Chazeray                   garbage, junk 

Dreck                        crap 

Ut azoy                      Just like that 

Tsedreyt in kop           Disoriented 

Gerativet                    Saved

Shoyn tsayt                It's about time 

Vey is mire, oy vey              Agony, distress, misery, pain

Oyf tsleuchis                       Wouldn't you know it, unfortunately

Oy !                                  Expression of dismay, pain, grief.

Nisht ahir un nish aher        Neither here nor there, in limbo 

Nechtiger tog                     An impossible occurrence

Moyshe kapoyer                  All mixed up 

Shitarayn                           pour it in into a bowl 

Shmate                             rag 

Shprits                              spray 

Lomir geyn                         Let me go

In mitndrinen                     Right in the middle of everything 

Halt din zoken                    Hold your socks 

Gornish helfn                     Beyond help 

Genug shoyn                      Enough alread

Epes                                 Something, somewhat 

Emmes                              The truth 

Gey gezunterheyt               Go in good health 

Azoy geyt dos                     That's how it goes 

Ale montik un donershtik     Every Monday and Thursday, every time you turn around 

Gornisht                            Nothing 

Megila                               long drawn out story 

Nosheray                           snacks, junk food 

Mish Mash                         Combination, mess, hodgepodge

 

 

Bobe                                         Grandmother

Bruder                               Brother

 Chasene                           Wedding

 Chousin                            Groom

 Kale                                         Bride

 Feter                                Uncle 

 Get                                          Divorce

 Kinder                              Children

 Meydele                            Girl

 Boytchik                            Boy

 Machetunim                      In-laws

 A Pitsele                            Little child

 Shadkhin                                  Matchmaker

 Sheyne                             Pretty

 Shvester                           Sister

 Shviger                             Mother-in-law

 Shvear                             Father-in-law

 Tanta                               Aunt

 Tochter                            Daughter 

Tatte                                 Father

Mamme                             Mother

Ganse Mishpochah              The entire family

 Zayde                               Grandfather

 

 

 

A sheynem dank                         Thank you very much 

 Biz hundert un tsvantsik      You should live till 120, long life to you 

 Feh                                  Not very nice/ Disapproving        

 Schmattah                        A rag; youre going out in that schmattah? 

 Schmoozing                      Talking about noting in particular 

 Balagan                            chaos

 Biz hundert azoi ve tsvantsik Live till 100, like a 20 year old

 Toomel                             A noisy chaos 

 Schpeel "Selling job"                  I had to listen to his entire schpeel

 L'Chiam                            To life 

 Mazel tov                          Congratulations 

 Zol zion mit Mazel              Good luck

 Sholem aleykham               Hello, peace be with you 

 Aleyken sholem                  Answer To Shalom aleykham 

 Vee Geyts ?                       How's it going ? 

 Vos makhtsu ?                   How are you ? 

 Zay gezunt                        Stay well, good bye 

 Badhkin                            Comedian - entertainer

 Balebuste                          Excellent homemaker

 Boytchik                            Boy affectionate

 Bubele                              Darling, honey, sweetie 

 Chaver                             Close friend

 Chochem                          Genius at times meant sarcastically

 Goyem                             Any one other than jewish 

 Gutte Neshome                 Good soul, person

 Macher                             Big shot

 Mayven                            Expert at times meant sarcastically 

 Mentsh                             Decent person

 Zeeskyte                           Sweetie 

 Yiddisher Kop                    Smart person

Mishegas                           Craziness

Schmutz,  Schmutzig Dirt,    Dirty 

 

 

Tsoris                                Suffering, trouble 

 Gehakte Tsoris                   Worse sufffering or trouble 

 Heymish Homey,                warm

 Mechaye                           A pleasure, a delight 

 Naches                             A pleasure, a delight 

 Rachmones                       Compassion, pity

 Ongepatcheket                  Overdecorated, overdone 

 Farputst                            All dressed up 

 Tsedreyt                           Confuzed, dizzy 

 Nisht do gedachet              It should not happen to you

 Gezunter Healty,                hearty 

 Farchadat                                 Confused,distracted, dysfunctional 

 Farmisht                           Confused, dysfunctional 

 Farfalen                            Hopeless, doomed 

 Farblondget                      Lost, dysfunctional 

 Chalushisdick                     Neauseating, sickening 

 Tsiterik                             Anxious, nervous 

 Oysgeshpilt                      Exhausted, played out 

 Zitzfleysh                          Be able to to sit still for long time

 Farklempt                                 Choked up 

 Frayleich                           Cheerful 

 Tsetumult                                 Confused, bewildered 

 

 

Moyshe kapoyer                  Person who does things backward 

 Melamed                          A teacher

 Farbissoner                       A person that is never happy

Zun                                   Son / the one that never calls 

Tachters                            daughter / the one that always call 

Schlump                            A person wearing his shirt partly out

Shikse                               He's going out with a skikse.

Shygetz                             She is going out with a Shygetz.

Shvitzer                             A show off or/and one that sweats a lot

Schlepping                         Pulling something too big or too overweight

Meshuganah                      Plain Crazy

 Shtetl                               A town in Europe

 Landslman                        A jew from the same shtetl in Europe

 Knaker                             Big shot (sarcastically) 

 Klezmer                            A musician

 Nosher                             One who snacks a lot 

 Shtarker                           A strong person 

 Groyser                            A big one 

 Kibitzer                             Someone who always jokes 

 Kelyner                             The little one 

 Greener                            Greenhorn, new immigrant 

 Frum                                Religious 

 Feygele                            Male homosexual 

 Farshluginer                      A bedraggled person

 Eydel mentch                    Courteous , refined 

 Bulvan                              Imbecile, brute, oaf 

 Bandit                              Rascal, rogue 

Mouzik                               One that bracks every thing,   troublemaker 

 Balebos                            Boss, landlord

 

 

Sun                                   Zun

Warm                                Varem

Wet                                   Nas

Wind                                         Vint

Windy                               Vintik

Rain                                  Regn

Rainbow                            Regn boygn

Dry                                   Trikn

Heat                                  Hits

Hot                                   Heys

Cold                                  Kalt

Clear                                         Klor

Snow                                Shney

Star                                  Shtern

Moon                                Levone

Foggy                                Nepldik

Drizzle                               Shpreyen

Hail                                   Hogl

Humid                               Dempik

Lightning                           Blits

 

 

Yente                                A busybody, a gossip 

Tsatskele                           A bimbo 

Shlump                             A slob

Shmendrik                                 A stupid person

Prosteun                            Unrefined

Nebish                               A loser

Alter kakher                       Old fart 

Khazer                               Selfish person

Kvetch                               Complainer, whiner

Paskudnyak                        Horrible person

Vilde Chayea                      A wild animal, a savage

Tochus Leker                      A brown noser, ass kisser

Shvuntz                             With out courage, no guts

Beheyme                           Animal, ignorant drudge

Chiam Yankel                     A half-wit

Farbisener                         A sour person

Freser                               A overeater

Shtarker                            A thug a hoodlum

Shtinker                             A squealer, a stool pigeon

Shtick holtz                        A person with no personality

Shnorrer                            A begger, a moocher

Shlemiel                            A fumbler

Shlemazel                                  A Unlucky person

Shiker                               A drunk 

Schmuck                           Asshole

Pisher                                Wet behind the ears

Nudge / Nudnick                A pest, a bore

Nukshleper                        A hanger on

Mamzer                             Bastard

Moyshe Pupik                      A jerk

Misskayt                             Unattractive person

Klutz                                 A Clumsy person

Nervous Khalere                 A nervous wreck

Grober yung                      A crude youth

Gonif                                 Thief

Zhlub                                A crude, unrefined person 

 

Shainera menchen haut me gelicht in drert                           

They've buried nicer looking people than that. 

 

The Shlemiel and Shlemazel 

The Shlemiel spills the soup on the Shlemazel 

 

 

One - First                         Eyns - Ershter

Two - Second                     Tsvey - Tsveyter

Three - Third                     Dray - Driter

Four - Fourth                     Fier - Ferter 

Five - Fifth                                 Finef - Finfter

Six - Sixth                          Zeks - Zekster

Seven - Seventh                         Zibn - Zibeter

Eight - Eighth                     Achet -  Akhter 

Nine - Ninth                       Nayn - Naynter

Ten - Tenth                       Tsen - Tsenter

Eleven - Eleventh                Elf - Elfter 

Twelve - Twelfth                 Tsvelf - Tsvelfter

Thirteen - Thirteenth           Draytsn - Draytseter

Fourteen - Fourteenth                 Fertsn - Fertseter 

Fifteen - Fifteenth               Fuftsn - Fuftseter

Sixteen - Sixteenth              Zekhtsn - Zekhtseter

Seventeen - Seventeenth     Zibetsn - Zibetster

Eighteen - Eighteenth                 Akhtsn - Akhtseter

Nineteen- Nineteenth          Nayntsn - Nayntseter

Twenty - Twentieth             Tsvantsik - Tsvantsikster

Twenty one - 21st               Eyn un Tvantsik - Eyn un Tsvantsikster...

Twenty two                        Tsvey un Tvantsik...

Thirty - Thirtieth                         Draysik - Draysikster

Thirty one                          Eyns un Draysik...

Forty - Fourtieth                 Fertsik - Fertsikster

Fifty - Fiftieth                      Fuftsik - Fuftsikster

Sixty - Sixtieth                    Zekhtsik - Zekhtsikster

Seventy Seventieth           Zibetsik - Zibetsikster

Eighty - Eightieth                Akhtsik - Akhtsikster

Ninety - Ninetieth                Nayntsik - Nayntsikster

Hundred -Hundredth          Hundert - Hundertster

Two Hundred                     Tsvey Hundert...

Thousand - Thousandth      Toyznt - Toyzntster

Million - Millionth                 Milyon - Milyontster

Billion                                Bilyon

 

 

Monday                             Montik

Tuesday                            Dinstik

Wednesday                        Mitvokh

Thursday                           Donershtik

Friday                                Fraytik

Saturday                            Shabes

Sunday                              Zuntik

 

 

Le'Chaim                            To life 

 A sheynem dank                Thank you very much 

 Vee Geyts ?                       How's it going ? 

 Sholem aleycham               Hello, peace be with you 

 Aleychem sholem               Answer To Shalom aleykham 

 Mazel tov                          Congratulations 

 Vos machtsu ?                   How are you ? 

 Zay gezunt                        Stay well, good bye 

 Ver derharget                    Drop dead

 Ech hob dir in drerd           Go to hell 

 Farshtinkener                    Rotten, as in a rotten person 

 A shvarts yor                     A miserable year you should have 

 A shaynem dank dir im pupik  Many thanks in your belly button 

 A chaleyre                         A plague on you 

 Kush meer in toches           Kiss my ass 

 A broch tsu dayn lebn        Your life should be a disaster 

 

 

A GUNTZER K'NOCKER        DOING A CROSSWORD PUZZLES WITH A PEN

 KLUPPEN KOP IN VANT       ASKING THE LANDLORD TO PAINT

 A FARSHLEPTEH KRENK     A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA

 A DREY COP                      A HAIR DRESSER

 MOZEL                             YOUR COMPETITOR ALWAYS HAS IT

 A KOBZTEN                       A MILLIONAIRE AFTER TAXES

 

 

 

Aquarius                            Dli

 Pisces                               Dogim

 Aries                                Tale

 Taurus                             Shor

 Gemini                             Tomen

 Cancer                             Sarten

Leo                                   Arye

 Virgo                                Psule

 Libra                                Mazonim

 Scorpio                            Ekrev

 Sagittarius                        Kshos

 Capricorn                          Gdi

 

 

 

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