Saturday, March 3, 2018

A Taste of Yiddish 8.24

Connect To Your Past Present and Future!!!
85% of the Jews That Perished In The Holocaust Spoke Yiddish!! You Can Extend Their Legacy By Learning Yiddish!! What A Way To Communicate!! You Will Be Able To Proudly Say, My Zeyde and My Bube Spoke Yiddish!! Not Only For Chanukah!! Good All Year Round!!

this week's proverbs
מיט קרומע פיס קען מען גיין אין אַ גלײַכן וועג. מיט אַ קרומען קאָפּ, נישט

mit kru'me fis ken men geyn in a glaykhn veg, mit a krumen kop nit

in English
with crooked feet one can walk a straight (righteous) path, with a crooked head not

in Hebrew
עם רגלים עקומות אפשר ללכת בדרך ישרה, עם ראש עקום לא

ער האט פיס ווי א מרכא טפחא

er hot fis vi a merkho tipkho

in English
he has feet like a mercho tipcho
(system of musical notes and symbols used in reading the weekly portion of the Torah collectively called trop. The symbol for mercho tipcho is ( ).....)

in Hebrew

יש לו רגליים כמו מרכא טפחא  

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אַ  גוטע וואָך

Chaim Werdyger
Bringing back the Yiddish language

A proverb is a short, generally known sentence of the folk which contains wisdom, truth, morals, and traditional views in a metaphorical, fixed and memorizable form and which is handed down from generation to generation

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