Re: Pipik? #general


HPOLLINS@...
 

In a message dated 21/01/2006 19:50:24 GMT Standard Time,
SPAM_FOILER@hashkedim.com writes:
No, "pupik" does not mean "bellybutton" (aka "navel" ); it means
"gizzard", an organ found in poultry and other birds.
In Uriel Weinstein's Modern English-Yiddish Dictionary he has the same word
for gizzard and for navel, namely pupik: peh-vav-peh-yud-kof.


Harold Pollins
Oxford

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