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?
Give a compliment
Kiss someone
Make small talk

2 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

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.
False
True

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

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

7 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which of the following terms mean family?
Chutzpah
Kvetch
Mishpocheh

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Which of the following mean extreme arrogance?
Chutzpah
Schmuck
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?
Yes
No

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What is a pupik?
Armpit
Pupil
Belly button

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:
Meeskait
Shadkhen
Gonif

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:
Get out of there
Say a little prayer
Start confessing

16 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

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Nosh means:
To nibble
To make fun of
To fight
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