Definitions for ashkenaziˌɑʃ kəˈnɑ zi; -ˈnɑ zɪm

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  1. Ashkenazi(noun)

    a Jew of eastern European or German descent

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  1. Ashkenazi(Noun)

    An Askhenazi Jew.

  2. Ashkenazi(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Jews of German and Eastern Europe origin, and their traditions, customs, and rituals.

  3. Origin: From Hebrew Ashkenaz . Biblical Ashkenaz was the son of Japheth and grandson of Noah. His descendants were identified with Germans by medieval Jewish tradition.

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