noch

Alternative Spellings

nokh

Definitions

  • still, yet, moreover

Example Sentences

  • "Smolka, who swam in the pool at Olympic Park, he's alive too? And a professor at Princeton noch?" (Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint)
  • "Give me nokh an example" (Rosten)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

נאָך nokh

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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