ProZ.com global directory of translation services
 The translation workplace
Ideas
KudoZ home » Yiddish to English » Medical: Health Care

pupic

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
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?
Earl Greenwald,MD


Summary of answers provided
3navel/belly button/...
Elena Petelos


  

Answers


29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
pupik
navel/belly button/...


Explanation:
I am not sure what your question is but I hope the folllowing links help....

Pupik - Navel, belly button, gizzard, chicken stomachs
http://www.pass.to/glossary/gloz3.htm

pupik: belly button, chicken gizzard


"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
tail."




    Reference: http://shakti.trincoll.edu/~mendele/vol12/vol12006.txt
Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:09
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also: