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MISHPOCHA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mishpocha mean? 

MISHPOCHA (noun)
  The noun MISHPOCHA has 1 sense:

1. (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

  Familiarity information: MISHPOCHA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISHPOCHA (noun)


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Meaning:

(Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

mishpachah; mishpocha

Context example:

she invited the whole mishpocha

Hypernyms ("mishpocha" is a kind of...):

clan; kin; kin group; kindred; kinship group; tribe (group of people related by blood or marriage)

Domain category:

Yiddish (a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script)


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