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How do you spell Chotsky?

How do you spell Chotsky?

A wide variety of spellings exist for the English usage of the term, e.g., tshotshke, tshatshke, tchachke, tchotchka, tchatchka, chachke, tsotchke, chotski, or chochke; the standard Yiddish transliteration is tsatske or tshatshke. In YIVO standard orthography, it is spelled טשאַטשקע.

What is a Chachka?

Definitions of chachka. (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket. synonyms: tchotchke, tsatske, tshatshke. type of: collectable, collectible. things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)

What does tchotchke mean in Yiddish?

A tchotchke is a small, cheap, ornamental trinket or souvenir; a knickknack. Tchotchke is taken from Yiddish, a dialect of German based on Hebrew. It has several English spellings, including chotchke, tchachke, and chachki. In Yiddish, it is also sometimes used as a term for a young girl or pretty woman.

Is tchotchke a real word?

Is Chachki Yiddish?

How do you say the word tchotchke?

How Do You Pronounce Tchotchke? You pronounce the word “tchotchkes” as chotch-keys. The “t” in the front is completely silent both times it’s used, which makes it a frustrating word to learn how to spell.

What is a Katchke?

Source. traditional. “Katchke Green”, more commonly known as “Di Grine Katshke” or “Grine Katchke,” is a traditional Yiddish song. A popular tune with children, it tells the story of a green duck.

How do you pronounce Chotki?


  1. (UK) IPA: /ˈt͡ʃɒtki/
  2. (US) IPA: /ˈt͡ʃoʊtki/

What is a Chatchki?

What is a synonym for tchotchke?

Synonyms of tchotchke. bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, knickknack (also nicknack), novelty, ornamental, trinket.

What is the origin of the Yiddish word tchotchke?

Knickknack, doodad, gewgaw, and whatnot are some of the more common ones. While many such words are of unknown origin, we know that tchotchke comes from the Yiddish tshatshke of the same meaning, and ultimately from a now-obsolete Polish word, czaczko.

What is a good sentence for tchotchke?

Examples of tchotchke in a Sentence. a bedroom with polka-dot curtains, flowery wallpaper, and shelves cluttered with tchotchkes from a lifetime of vacations. Recent Examples on the Web. Working at Etsy seems partly like a free pass to collect as many tchotchkes as seemingly possible, but that’s not Linda’s style.