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Jew·ish

 (jo͞o′ĭsh)
adj.
Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion.

Jew′ish·ly adv.
Jew′ish·ness n.

Jewish

(ˈdʒuːɪʃ)
adj
(Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews
n
(Languages) a less common word for Yiddish
ˈJewishly adv
ˈJewishness n

Jew•ish

(ˈdʒu ɪʃ)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Jews or Judaism.
n.
2. Informal. Yiddish.
[1540–50]
Jew′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Jewish - of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion; "He is Jewish"; "a Jewish wedding"
Translations
еврейски
židovskýjidiš
jødisk
juda
juutalainen
židovski
zsidó
Yahudi
ユダヤ人の
유태인의
židovský
judovskižidovski
judisk
เกี่ยวกับยิว
єврейський
thuộc người Do thái

Jewish

[ˈdʒuːɪʃ] ADJjudío

Jewish

[ˈdʒuːɪʃ] adjjuif(juive)

Jewish

adjjüdisch

Jewish

[ˈdʒuːɪʃ] adj (mother, people) → ebreo/a; (festival, religion, tradition) → ebraico/a
Jewish joke battuta improntata al tipico umorismo degli ebrei

Jew

(dʒuː) noun
a member of the Jewish people, whose religion is Judaism.
Jewish (-iʃ) adjective
Jewish food; the Jewish New Year.

Jewish

يَهُودِيٌّ židovský jødisk jüdisch εβραϊκός judío juutalainen juif židovski ebraico ユダヤ人の 유태인의 joods jødisk żydowski judaico иудейский judisk เกี่ยวกับยิว Yahudi thuộc người Do thái 犹太人的
References in classic literature ?
In order to prevent this dreadful calamity they both set about inventing some plan which would throw suspicion on some one else, and at last they made up their minds that they could do no better than select a Jewish doctor who lived close by as the author of the crime.
And the doors are arched with the peculiar arch we see in Moorish pictures; the floors are laid in varicolored diamond flags; in tesselated, many-colored porcelain squares wrought in the furnaces of Fez; in red tiles and broad bricks that time cannot wear; there is no furniture in the rooms (of Jewish dwellings) save divans--what there is in Moorish ones no man may know; within their sacred walls no Christian dog can enter.
Arriving in the month of July at Harwich, and going thence to Birmingham, he made in the latter place, in August, a public profession of the Jewish religion; and figured there as a Jew until he was arrested, and brought back to London to receive the sentence he had evaded.
There was a Jewish trader called Cohen, who had come by one of Strickland's pictures in a singular way.
The evening was now becoming dark, when a Jewish servant entered the apartment, and placed upon the table two silver lamps, fed with perfumed oil; the richest wines, and the most delicate refreshments, were at the same time displayed by another Israelitish domestic on a small ebony table, inlaid with silver; for, in the interior of their houses, the Jews refused themselves no expensive indulgences.
Without making any inquiry, she darted upstairs into a drawing-room, where a matron of good presence, with features of the finest Jewish type, sat reading.
This opinion appears to me without any better foundation than another of the conversion of the Abyssins to the Jewish rites by the Queen of Sheba, at her return from the court of Solomon.
My poor husband is enduring pains and hunger in Jewish taverns, but the news which I have inspires me yet more.
Why, he's gone, sir - gone with the Jewish gentleman who said that you had sent him.
Noticeable features, of a Jewish cast--worn and haggard, but still preserving their grandeur of form--were visible through her veil.
He addressed an old Jewish man in an ancient coat, long of skirt, and wide of pocket.
Standing at the door was a Jewish man with an unnatural heavy smear of eyebrow, who caught my eyes as we advanced, and said, when we came up with him: