Jewish

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English

Etymology

From Jew +‎ -ish. Compare Old English Iūdēisc (Jewish), Dutch joodsch, joods (Jewish), German jüdisch (Jewish), Danish jødisk (Jewish), Swedish judisk (Jewish), Gothic 𐌾𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 (judaiwisks, Jewish). See also Yiddish.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: jo͞oʹ-ĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ/
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Adjective

Jewish (comparative more Jewish, superlative most Jewish)

  1. Being a Jew, or relating to Jews, their ethnicity, religion or culture.
  2. Yiddish

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Proper noun

Jewish

  1. (informal, dated) The Yiddish language.

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Other Languages
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日本語: Jewish
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polski: Jewish
русский: Jewish
Simple English: Jewish
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svenska: Jewish
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اردو: Jewish
中文: Jewish