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farblondjet

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EtymologyEdit

Yiddish פֿאַרבלאָנדזשעט (farblondzhet), from German ver- and Polish błądzić.

AdjectiveEdit

farblondjet (comparative more farblondjet, superlative most farblondjet)

  1. Lost.
  2. Confused, mixed-up.
    • Leo Rosten, The Joys of Yiddish, p. 112.
      "He drove towards New Rochelle, but got so farblondjet that he ended up in White Plains."

ReferencesEdit

Rosten, Leo. The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Washington Square Press, 1968.