- Yiddish מגילע (mgile, "megillah"), from Hebrew מגילה (megilá, "scroll") (Wiktionary)
“There are several major components of the Purim holiday, including public readings of the Book of Esther (k'riat megillah), giving charity to the poor (matanot la'evyonim) and delivering gifts to friends (mishloach manot).”
“So, the big megillah questions are; 1 Did Buffett push Sokol out the door?”
“You can see the green grass and rolling hills, taste the salt air... the whole megillah.”
“The whole Hanukkah megillah, if you will, is that while the Jews only had a day's worth of lamp oil for the temple light, through some miracle, it lasted eight -- a miracle of sustainability.”
“He couldn't go in there for it and leave, and he couldn't go in there and stay without an all night megillah.”
“Nomi and I and the kids will be in costume listening to the megillah, and then we'll have some prep work for Sunday.”
“The media have come to explore the possible presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, who has himself formed an exploratory committee, blanketed the talk shows, and threatened to spend $100 million to win not just the Reform Party nomination but “the whole megillah.””
“It might just encourage someone to put out the whole megillah.”
“A Purim "schpiel" (comedic routine, skits) will be performed tonight after the megillah reading.”
“The rest of the world was squeezed into 60 second mashups while the megillah du jour was rehearsed again and again.”
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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...
Too early to tell
any word that is fun to say will be included in this list
I tend to use a lot of Yiddish words on a daily basis. I honestly don't know why.
foreign words used in English
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