Iúdéisc

adj Jewish

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Jewish — Jewishly, adv. /jooh ish/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Jews or Judaism: Jewish customs. 2. Informal. Yiddish. n. 3. Informal. Yiddish. [1540 50; JEW + ISH1; cf. OE iudeisc < LL iude(us) Jew + OE isc ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • isc — adjective suffix modern ish, a suffix of adjectives, connoting the quality of the object denoted by the stem, e.g., ceorlisc churlish; cildisc childish; also connotes origin from a place or stock, e.g. Englisc, Grécisc, Iudéisc …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Jewish — (adj.) 1540s, from JEW (Cf. Jew) + ISH (Cf. ish). O.E. had Iudeisc; early Middle English used Judewish, Judeish (late 12c.). Figurative use in reference to extortionate money lending attested by c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • j — 1. n. (also j) (pl. Js or J s) 1 the tenth letter of the alphabet. 2 (as a Roman numeral) = i in a final position (ij; vj). 2. abbr. (also J.) 1 joule(s). 2 Judge. 3 Justice. * * * J1 or j «jay», noun, plu …   Useful english dictionary

  • J — 1. n. (also j) (pl. Js or J s) 1 the tenth letter of the alphabet. 2 (as a Roman numeral) = i in a final position (ij; vj). 2. abbr. (also J.) 1 joule(s). 2 Judge. 3 Justice. * * * J1 or j «jay», noun, plu …   Useful english dictionary

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