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Oy vey, stop your kvetching! You’ve found the Yiddish Slang Dictionary to help you shmooze or kibitz. Be warned though, this website contains some words not fit for your bubbe.

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Fleishig

food containing meat

This comes from the German word "fleischig" which means "meaty". This is important in Orthodox Judaism as mixing "fleishig" and "milchig" - milk containing products - is strictly forbidden. An alternative spelling is "fleyshik".

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