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Shabbat Guide

Shabbat Guide

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Jewish Word Glossary

Glossary Key

abbr. = abbreviated
esp .= especially
Heb. = Hebrew
lit. = literally
n = noun
pl. = plural
pron. = pronounced
usu. = usually
v = verb
Yid. = Yiddish

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L
M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

I

ibberbuttel
senile, suffering from dementia
Ich loif
lit.= I'm running: (Yid.): "I'm coming, for crying out loud."
ikor
core, essence
im yirtza HaShem
"G-d willing."
ima
(Heb.) mother
in mitn d'rinen
lit.=in the middle of: (Yid.) suddenly, "all of a sudden"
inyan
topic, subject
in de oygen
lit.= in the eyes: (Yid.) to one's face, in person
ish
man
isha
woman
Iyar
8th Jewish month (May), 5th is Yom HaAtzma'ut, 18th is Lag BaOmer.