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See also: ashkenazí
From Hebrew אַשְׁכְּנַז ('ashk'naz). Biblical Ashkenaz was the son of Gomer, grandson of Japheth, and great-grandson of Noah. Ashkenaz's descendants were identified with Germans by medieval Jewish tradition.
- Of or relating to Jews of German and Eastern Europe origin, and their traditions, customs, and rituals.
of, or relating to Jews from Germany or Eastern Europe
Ashkenazi (plural Ashkenazim)
- An Askhenazi Jew.
Jew from Germany or Eastern Europe