A brief list of useful Yiddish travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

yes = YOH
no = NEY-N
hello = SHOH-LEM AH-LEY-KHEM
goodbye = SHOH-LEM AD-YE
please = ZEI AH-ZOY GOOT
thank you = AH DANK
it is nice to meet you = ZEY-ER ON-GEH-NEHM
take me to my hotel = NEMT MEER TSOO DEM HOH-TEL
where is the bathroom = VOO IZ DER VASH-TSIMER
how much does this cost = VEE-FIL KOST DOS
help = HELF
doctor = DOK-TER
police = POH-LEET-SAY
pharmacy = AP-TEYK
taxi = TAHK-SEE
train = TSOOG
subway = OON-TER-BAHN
bus = OY-TOH-BOOS
street = GAH-S
left = LEEN-KS
right = REKHT
middle = MEE-TIL
under = OON-TER
beef = REEND FEY-SH
chicken = HOON
lamb = LAHM
fish = FEE-SH
pork = KHAHZ-AIR FLAY-SH
veal = KALB FLAY-SH
ham = SHEEN-KE
broil = BROH-TN
bake = BAHK-IN
boil = ZEED-IN
fry = PREG-LEN
vegetable = GOR-TEN-VARG
salad = SAH-LAT
bread = BROYT
cheese = KEZ
rice = REIZ
potato = KAR-TAF-FUL
soup = ZOOP
chocolate = SHOH-KOH-LAD
dessert = NOKH-SHPEIS
coffee = KAH-VEH
tea = TEY
milk = MILKH
beer = BEER
purified water = MEEN-AH-RAL VAHS-SER


Last revision: May 5, 2005
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