Yiddish Dictionary Online - ייִדיש ווערטערבוך אויפֿן וועב

Yiddish Dictionary Online - ייִדיש ווערטערבוך אויפֿן וועב

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abba (not a Yiddish word) (.) .
abusive word, curse word zidlvort zid'∙il∙vort (n.) זידלוואָרט
biting word shtekhvertl shtekh'∙ver∙tl (n.) שטעכווערטל
blokova, the yiddish pronunciation for the Polish word blokowy, the leader of cell blocks in Jewish prison camps of World War II blokova (.) בלאָקאָוואַ
deadline; techncial term, technical word termin (m.) טערמין
follow: as follows, in the following words beze-haloshn (adv.) בזה־לשון
in short, in a word, in brief a kitser a kih'·tser (phrase) אַ קיצור
orally, verbally, by word of mouth bal-pe (or) balpe bal'∙peh (adv.) בעל־פּה
shylock (not a Yiddish word) zz (.) .
shyster (not a Yiddish word) zz (.) .
sof, 26th and last letter of the Yiddish alphabet (never found at the beginning of a word) sof (.) ת
speak, state, express, utter, put forward (in words) aroyszogn (v.) אַרויסזאָגן
spell (a word) zogn di oyses fun ... zog'·n dee oys'·yes foon ... (v.) זאָגן די אותיות פֿון
spelling of a word (grammar) shraybshteger shrayb'∙shtey∙ger / shraab'∙shtey∙ger (m.) שרײַבשטייגער
such a (used optionally before a word beginning with a vowel) azan (adj.) אַזאַן
summary; abstract, digest kitser kih·tser (m.) קיצור
sword shverd (f.) שווערד
the (used with words that are feminine gender or plural words) di (art.) די
the (used with words that are masculine gender) der (art.) דער
the (used with words that are nueter gender) dos dos / doos (article) דאָס
tongue (anatomical, not language) tsung tsoong (f.) צונג
transmit, pass the word, entrust ibergebn (v.) איבערגעבן
word vort (n.) וואָרט
word; thing dvar (dvorem / dvorim) d∙var (m.) דוור
words of divrey di∙vrey' (.) דבֿרי