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English translation: Kaduchus = Nothing in this context

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10:30 Dec 2, 2001
Hebrew to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Hebrew term or phrase: Kaduchus
You're still a minor. You're signature is worth Kaduchus to me.
Keith
English translation:Kaduchus = Nothing in this context
Explanation:
Your signature is worth nothing to me. Kadoches in Yiddish means "fever" but also means "nothing".
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Suzan
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5 +4Kaduchus = Nothing in this context
Suzan


  

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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Kaduchus = Nothing in this context


Explanation:
Your signature is worth nothing to me. Kadoches in Yiddish means "fever" but also means "nothing".

Suzan
United States
Local time: 13:10
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 204

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  liora
45 mins
  -> Thank you, Liora :)

agree  Noah: Kaduchus is a Yiddish word deriving from Hebrew and it comes from the word for "fever."This form of the word is the "southern Yiddish" pronunciation. "Kadoches" is the "northern Yiddish/Lithuanian" pronunciation. The word is no longer used to mean "fever.
19 hrs

agree  Dana Cohen: that's the yiddish pronunciation of hebrew "kadakhat" = fever
19 hrs

agree  Simon Charass
3 days 20 hrs
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