kishkas

Alternative Spellings

kishkes

Definitions

  • Intestines

Example Sentences

  • "Something's wrong--I feel it in my kishkes."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

קישקעס kishkes 'innards' (singular קישקע kishke 'gut, intestine')

Who Uses This

Religious, Older, Ashkenazim

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

JPS

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