Exclamation of dismay, grief or exasperation.
A word that calls for a reply, as in “So?” or “Well?”
To nibble; a light snack.
Literally translates to “family.”
Often means “extended family, and then some.”
Insanity or craziness
An honorable, decent person;
a person who helps you when you need help.
Literally “good luck,” but it’s a congratulation for what just happened, not a hopeful wish for what might happen in the future.
Expert, connoisseur, authority.
In popular English, kvetsh means to “complain, whine or fret.”
Literally translates “to press or squeeze,” like a wrong-sized shoe.
Satisfying the requirements of Jewish law, especially food.