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By Rabbi Benjamin Blech

You’re no fool, of course.  you could serve up an average s’il vous plaît in a French bistro, stay l. a. vida loca for an evening of margaritas, and deal with a sayonara! after sushi, sake, and karaoke. but if it involves throwing round a bit Yiddish, you're feeling like a complete nebbish! Don’t throw up your palms in a helpless “Oy, vey” simply but! the total Idiot’s advisor® to studying Yiddish is your consultant to this exact tongue, no matter if you’re tackling ideas of grammar or simply throwing round a few key terms so that you sound rather less goyish. during this entire Idiot’s advisor® you get: --A attention-grabbing clarification of ways and why Yiddish built. --An effortless creation to the Yiddish alphabet, in addition to to the special sound of Yiddish. --All the Yiddish you’ll want for speaking with friends and family or for bargain-hunting on New York’s reduce East part. --A treasury of Yiddish phrases and words for every thing.  

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Tsi iz dos trinkgelt arayn-gerekhent? Is the tip included? " That's not the kind of tip you should leave. Be generous, and you will be gebentsht (blessed). Constructive Criticism The scene is a Jewish restaurant. The waiter has just completed a marathon back and forth to the kitchen to serve his large table seven courses. " The religious mission of a Jew is to improve the world. That concept is called tikun olam. Transferring it to the mundane, Jews believe that complaining is more than a right; it is a religious obligation.

For example, it's a groys land (a big country), not a groyse land. Likewise, it's a sheyn kind (a beautiful child), a heilig bukh (a holy book), and a freylekh lid (a happy song). 52 53 Who Says It's Not Nice to Compare? Now that you know how to describe nouns with their adjectives, you're ready to make comparisons. After all, something can be large, but there's always something else that's largerand then there's something that is the largest. Some women are beautiful, but others are even more beautifuland then, somewhere in the world, there must be the most beautiful woman.

I like to sit in the corner. 45 46 Zayt azoy gut, badint undz gikh. Please serve us quickly. Vos iz di spetsialitet fun restoran? What is the specialty of the house? Brengt mir dos menyu. Bring me the menu. Tsi ken ikh dos oysbayten oyf_____? May I change this for_____? Bet dem hoyptkelner tsu kumen aher. Ask the head waiter to come here. Dem kheshbon, zayt asoy gut. The check, please. Tsi iz dos trinkgelt arayn-gerekhent? Is the tip included? " That's not the kind of tip you should leave. Be generous, and you will be gebentsht (blessed).

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