YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mennisko.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

מענטש (mentshm, plural מענטשן(mentshn)

  1. human
    • יעדער מענטש ווערט געבוירן פֿרײַ און גלײַך אין כּבֿוד און רעכט.‎‎
      Yeder mentsh vert geboyrn fray un glaykh in koved un rekht.
      Every human being is born free and equal in dignity and rights.
  2. mensch; an honorable person; a gentleman
    • זײַן שוואָגער איז אַ מענטש.‎‎
      zayn shvoger iz a mentsh.
      His brother-in-law is a mensch.

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