What is a non-Jewish girl called?
Shiksa (Yiddish: שיקסע, romanized: shikse) is an often disparaging term for a non-Jewish woman or girl. The word, which is of Yiddish origin, has moved into English usage (as well as Polish and German), mostly in North American Jewish culture.
What is the Yiddish word for gentile?
In modern Hebrew and Yiddish goy (/ɡɔɪ/, Hebrew: גוי, regular plural goyim /ˈɡɔɪ. ɪm/, גוים or גויים) is a term for a gentile, a non-Jew. Through Yiddish, the word has been adopted into English (often pluralised as goys) also to mean gentile, sometimes with a pejorative sense.
What is a Shiksha in Yiddish?
Definition of shiksa 1 often disparaging : a non-Jewish girl or woman. 2 : a Jewish girl or woman who does not observe Jewish precepts —used especially by Orthodox Jews.
What is a Yenta in Yiddish?
The name has entered Yinglish—i.e., become a Yiddish loanword in Jewish varieties of English—as a word referring to a woman who is a gossip or a busybody. The use of yenta as a word for ‘busybody’ originated in the age of Yiddish theater.
What does Chicsa mean?
13. The definition of chica is a Spanish word that means a female friend or girl. An example of chica is what two young women call one another affectionately. noun.
What does Goyish mean in Yiddish?
A person who is not Jewish. [Yiddish, from Hebrew gôy, Jew ignorant of the Jewish religion, non-Jew; see gwy in Semitic roots.] goy′ish adj.
What does Mishpocha mean?
Definition of mishpachah : a Jewish family or social unit including close and distant relatives invited the whole mishpachah.
What is a Shista?
a term used especially by a Jew to refer to a girl or woman who is not Jewish. a term used especially by a Jew to refer to a Jewish girl or woman whose attitudes, behavior, or appearance are felt to resemble those of a gentile.