מענטש

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mensch, from Old High German mennisko.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

מענטש (mentshm, plural מענטשן(mentshn)

  1. human
    יעדער מענטש ווערט געבוירן פֿרײַ און גלײַך אין כּבֿוד און רעכט.‎‎
    yeder mentsh vert geboyrn fray un glaykh in koved un rekht.
    Every human being is born free and equal in dignity and rights.
  2. mensch; an honorable person; a gentleman
    זײַן שוואָגער איז אַ מענטש.‎‎
    zayn shvoger iz a mentsh.
    His brother-in-law is a mensch.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: mensch