- n. Jewish An (extended) family.
- n. (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
- From Yiddish משפּחה (mishpokhe), from Hebrew מִשְׁפָּחָה (mishpakhá, "family"). (Wiktionary)
“If she can learn to re-connect with the new tools -- texting, facebook, she may find that she gets to know more about her kids and the rest of her mishpocha than she ever did before.”
“In Ms. Merkin's eyes, it was "a sense of mishpocha, of being part of an extended family, but one you carefully chose rather than being arbitrarily born into.”
“Clearly, these kinda-kinsmen did not choose their new mishpocha carefully enough.”
“The Moose wishes all of the Mooseketeer mishpocha an easy fast!”
“Later I would learn that he had moved away from town decades before, and had only returned to be buried with his mishpocha, his relatives.”
“Now 'Times' fails to identify 'mishpocha' as Yiddish Neocon revisions: 'Weekly Standard' compares Israel to India under Raj”
“Now 'Times' fails to identify 'mishpocha' as Yiddish”
“In the interest of full-disclosure, I may be mishpocha to the guitarist, but must say beyond familial obligation (!) that a live Pitom show is playful, ferocious, unrelenting, festive and joyful as a Tevye-approved wedding dance and, at moments, mournfully and deeply sweet.”
“..he or she will have a mishpocha, hundreds & hundreds of concerned aunts & uncles inquiring about his or her health...”
“But there’s already a word to cover this you’re jewish, right — mishpocha.”
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