Yiddish Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Do you speak Yiddish? Are you familiar with Yiddish slang and phrases? If you said yes, then put your knowledge to the ultimate test!

 Oct 29, 2018

1 of 18Choose the correct answer!

What does schmooze mean?
Kiss someone
Make small talk
Give a compliment

2 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which of the following refers to someone's butt or behind?
Tuches
Nosh
Shmatte

3 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"I just want to eat a bissel right now." What does bissel mean?
A lot
A little bit

4 of 18Choose the correct answer!

A klutz is a clumsy person.
True
False

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"I don't care who you marry, as long as he's a mensch." What does mensch mean?
Rich
Honorable
Smart

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If you're meshuggeneh, you must be:
Funny
Lovable
Insane

7 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which of the following terms mean family?
Kvetch
Chutzpah
Mishpocheh

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Which of the following mean extreme arrogance?
Schmuck
Chutzpah
Kishka

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This refers to food that is prepared according to Jewish law.
Luzzem
Kosher
Haymish

10 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Should you trust a momzer?
No
Yes

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What is a pupik?
Belly button
Pupil
Armpit

12 of 18Choose the correct answer!

A shlepper is someone who has:
Passion
All the riches in the world
No ambition

13 of 18Choose the correct answer!

If you're trying to find the love of your life, you must seek a:
Gonif
Meeskait
Shadkhen

14 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which of the following terms mean money?
Gelt
Broche
Klutz

15 of 18Choose the correct answer!

If someone say gay avek, you need to:
Start confessing
Say a little prayer
Get out of there

16 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Gay shlafen means:
Be quiet
Start preparing dinner
Go to sleep

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

What is a gonif?
An old garment
A thief
An assumption

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Nosh means:
To make fun of
To nibble
To fight
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