Nudnik - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Art, Graffiti Diplomacy
Shalom means Peace - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Diplomacy
Yiddish Graffiti
"Annoying Person"
"Decent person"
Bashert - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Art, Graffiti Diplomacy
Abi Gezunt - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Art, GraffitiDiplomacy.com
Mazeltov - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Art, Graffiti Diplomacy
"Soulmate, My Beloved"
"Kiss My Butt"
"Congratulations"
"As Long As You're Healthy"
Yiddish is an Eastern European dialect made up of several different languages: German and Russian  
and Hebrew, etc. Word spellings in English are subjective, which is why you may spell some words
differently than we do. There is a lot of humour in Yiddish, some of it very unusual. For example, "Zol
ze vaksen vi a tsibele mit dem kopin dred" means "Grow like an onion with your head in the ground".
The meaning of that phrase made sense to our parents and grandparents, but we don't know what it
means exactly. Nevertheless, it sounds really funny and we heard it all the time when we were kids.

Yiddish is an intelligent language, full of folksy wisdom from the old country in Europe. Many of the
villages where Yiddish was spoken disappeared a long time ago in World War ll. We love Yiddish and
hope we can contribute to keeping this fascinating language alive through our unique artwork. We
think Yiddish and Graffiti are a perfect combination and this collection is a work in progress. You don't
have to be Jewish to use Yiddish expressions, you just  need to have a good sense of humour (and a
little bit of a Jewish accent).
Oiy vay!
Abi gezunt - as long as you're healthy!

Ain fleish - one flesh.

Alivay - it should only happen!

Alter kocker - an old man.

Babka - coffee  cake-style pastry.

Balebusta - very capable homemaker.

Bashert - soulmate or destiny.

Batampte - tasty, delicious.

Bissel - a little bit.

Boychik - young boy.

Bubbameisse - old wives' tale.

Bubbe - grandmother.

Bupkes - nothing.

Challah - ceremonial egg bread.

Chavver - friend.

Chrain - horseradish.

Chutzpa - nerve.

Deigeh nisht! - Don't worry!

Der mensch trakht un Gott lahkht - Man
plans and God laughs.

Dreck - crap.

Es gefelt mir - I like it.

Ess Gesunt - eat in good health.

Fercockt - all screwed up.

Fardinen a mitzveh - earn a blessing by
doing.

Frum- observant of Jewish law.

Gai schlofen - go to sleep.

Gelt - money.

Glick - luck.

Gonef - thief.

Goy - non-jew.

Hamish - informal, comfortable, friendly.

Hok a chainik - what my mother said I

was doing all the time- nagging.

Keppe - head or forehead.

Klutz - a clumsy person.

Kibbitz - tease, joke around.

Kinder - children.

Kishkas - belly, guts (what my mother
always said I was tearing out of her).
Kish mir in tuches - kiss my butt.

Kvell - to beam with pride.

Kvetch - a complainer.

Le'chaim - to life.

Loch in kop - literally a hole in the head.

Meeskait - ugly.

Mentsh - a decent person.Meshuga - crazy.

Mishpocha - family.

Mitzvah - good deed.

Nachas - pride.

Nu - what?

Ongepotchket - messed up, thrown
together.

Oy vey - Oh my!

Oy gevalt - Oh no!

Potchket - to fool around or mess up.

Pupik - belly button.

Plotz - to burst, as with strong emotion.

Punim - face.

Schnorrer - beggar.

Shalom - hello, peace.

Shayna maidel - pretty girl.

Shmatta - a rag.

Shmooze - chat up.

Shmutz - dirt.

Shpilkes - pins and needles.

Shtik - routine, act.

Shtup - to screw.

Shvitz - sweat.

Tanta - aunt.

Tatellah - little one.

Tchotchka - a knick-knack.

Treyf - non-kosher.

Tsurris - trouble.

Tummel - noise, chaos.

Vance - a pest.

Verclempt - all choked up.

Yenta - a busybody or gossip.

Zaftig- plump, juicy.

Zie gezunt - be well!
YIDDISH GLOSSARY
Shayna Maidel - Yiddish Graffiti, Art, Graffiti Diplomacy
"Beautiful Girl"
"Peace"
This Yiddish themed artwork is created in loving memory of
Morton & Elaine London and Rita & Morris Sultan. RIP.
© Graffiti Diplomacy 2009- 2016
All Rights Reserved
If you are interested in learning how to draw your own graffiti, go to our graffiti lessons page
and explore the wide assortment of free techniques we offer to help you create your own
graffiti letters. While these are only a small sampling of our letter-building
techniques, we hope you enjoy these free lessons and find them helpful.
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Below are some more samples of our Yiddish Graffiti artwork. As you can see we love Yiddish!!!
Shalom Graffiti - Yiddish and Hebrew Graffiti - Shalom means Peace, Graffiti Diplomacy
Kiss Mir In Tuches - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffity Art, Graffiti Diplomacy
Mentsh - Yiddish Graffiti - Graffiti Art
"Nerve" or "Courage"
Yiddish Graffiti, Klutz, Graffiti Diplomacy
"Clumsy Person"
Fercockt - Fercockt, Yiddish Graffiti, Graffiti Diplomacy
"All Screwed Up"
Yiddish Graffity Art, CHUTZPAH, Graffiti Diplomacy
Yiddish Graffitty, Graffiti Diplomacy, Call Me Pisher
"Call Me Crazy"
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