alte haym

Alternative Spellings

alta heim, alte haym

Definitions

  • Eastern Europe (lit. "the old home")

Example Sentences

  • "My great-grandfather was a shoemaker in the alte haym."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

אַלטע הײם alte heym

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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