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20:07 Aug 21, 2004
Yiddish to English translations [Non-PRO] Medical - Medical: Health Care
Yiddish term or phrase:pupic
what is the tail of a chicken or a belly button called in yiddish?
"There is an interesting discussion going on in some linguistics circles
about the meaning of 'pupik, pipik, pupek'. By now, most people know
it's 'navel'. Where there is disagreement is which part of the chicken
it really refers to. Considering we know chickens don't have a need for
navels, there are different organs people say have that name.
Does any of you have the last word? At home, it used to be the stomach,
one of the things you find in the gizzards. Other people claim it's the