broch

Alternative Spellings

brokh

Definitions

  • curse

Example Sentences

  • "Don't do that! You'll put a broch on our family."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish בראָך brokh 'disaster'

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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