- Yiddish היימיש (heimish) (compare German heimisch) (Wiktionary)
- Yiddish heymish, from Middle High German heimisch, from Old High German heimisc, from heim, home; see tkei- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Brooks uses the Yiddish word "haimish" to describe what it was the simpler camps had but the luxurious ones did not, a word that "suggests warmth, domesticity and unpretentious conviviality.”
“Privacy, space, and refinement are not bad things and we tend to choose them when we can and work in order to purchase more of them, though in the process, we may end up spending less time in environments with haimish and not experience the warm interactions with others that tend to happen in those places.”
“But our haimish breed of armchair soldiers hasn't been confronted with the draft, rationing, or the bill for our foreign adventures; these homespun hawks haven't had to cut back on resources, food, or any comfort, however slight, as part of the war effort.”
“But our haimish breed of armchair soldiers hasn't been confronted with the draft, rationing, or the bill of our foreign adventures; these homespun hawks haven't had to cut back on resources, food, or any comfort, however slight, as part of the war effort.”
“To her audiences, she brought both laughter and tears; to her foster children she offered a haimish [homey] present and the vision of a humane future.”
“His manner was both familiar and overbearing, a combination of haimish and obnoxious.”
“Contrariwise, the Yiddish haimish means “homely” but is a compliment, suggesting home cooking for food and a homebody for a person who does not long for dancing in nightclubs or trips to spas.”
“Not as exotic, but more delicious, haimish, his favorite flavor.”
“At the Chabad house, the sofas were tattered and the rooms cramped, but, the students said, it was more haimish.”
“I know only one word to describe what the simpler camps had and the more luxurious camps lacked: haimish.”
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These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
warm and soft words to drink with tea
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