- 1935–40. From Yiddish קישקע (kishke), from Slavic—Polish kiszka, Russian кишка (kíška), or Ukrainian кишка (kýška). Ultimately from Proto-Slavic *kyša, *kyšьka (“intestine, stomach”). Related to Sanskrit कोष्ठ (koṣṭha, "intestine") and possibly Ancient Greek κύστις (kustis, "bladder"). (Wiktionary)
- Yiddish, from Russian kishka, intestine; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In need of a side dish she improvises her famous kishke recipe by killing a wondering alpaca with a makeshift bow and arrow made out of a knitting needle and a lanyard key chain my daughter made at camp.”
“Mort was so crazy about the pilot he wanted me to write an entire season -- and my wife's kishke recipe.”
“I too have suffered paralysis in a plethora of possibility: belly or Nova, herring or tongue, chub or sable, kreplach or kishke, kugel or blueberry blintz ...”
“I mean, I'm willing to sacrifice my poulkes for some kugel and kishke.”
“Zach – perhaps you confusing kasha varnishke with kishke?”
“Most New Yorkers realized that the 2nd Ave Deli stood for more than just kishke and chopped liver.”
“The reference to Palm Beach is already code, and unless I am deceiving myself, it refers to people who would not be expected to be Obama voters anyhow, but the most interesting thing to me is the yiddishism “kishke.””
“It's a shame to see that the more esoteric -- well, for Minnesota, anyway -- dishes, including kishke and tzimmes, have disappeared.”
“The buried treasures are a plump sweetbread kishke, or sausage, and a veal short rib that collapses at the touch.”
“The delicate fried knishes here enfold fluffy whipped potato; the kishke, a delectable blend of grain and beef fat, is sourced-like so many deli sausages in Chicago-from”
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There are a few short lists of Yiddish words, but none appropriate to the glory of the language, and none that are open. Thought I'd start one, and would love contributions. I'm tagging as I go, an...
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