Friday, June 27, 2014

Yiddish Expressions 1.19

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If you want to say that you haven't the foggiest idea

אם תרצה לומר ''אין לי כל מושג'' ביידיש

פרעג מיך בחרם צו איך ווייס....י

freg mikh bekheyrem

ask me under the threat of being excommunicated if I know....

תשאל אותי בחרם אם אני יודע.....י

Yiddish is rich with expressions. In fact, sometimes the same phrase can be said in a number of different ways. I try to bring the unique ones, where it is is not obvious from the literal translation what the expression means.

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