Soul Mates

05:02 Jan 15, 2002
English to Yiddish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Soul Mates
Used to describe two people who are meant for each other.

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Rachel Gruenberger-Elbaz



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The Yiddish term for somebody destined for somebody else is "bashert" meaning something like a heavenly present.
The origin is the German word "Bescherung" (as the dictionary puts it: "distribution of presents")

Rachel Gruenberger-Elbaz
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