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Yiddishkeit

[ yid-ish-kahyt ]
/ ˈyɪd ɪʃˌkaɪt /
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noun Yiddish.

Jewish tradition, culture, character, or heritage.

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How to use Yiddishkeit in a sentence

  • He wanted eighty roubles, and swore by his kosher Yiddishkeit (ritually pure Judaism) that the affair would cost him seventy-five.

    Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill
  • You shall see what an example of Yiddishkeit I will give to a link generation.

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