Yiddish: May his name be erased!

ימח שמו זאָל ער ווערן!

Yimakh shmoy zol er vern!

May his name be erased!

ער איז אַ ימח–שמוניק.

Er iz a yimakh-shmoynik.

He's someone whose name should be erased.

SOURCE: Stutchkoff, Der Oytser fun der Yidisher Shprakh. The Hebrew curse ימח–שמו (Yemach shemo, "May his name be erased") is used in Yiddish with or without the added Yiddish words. Adding the suffix ניק- (-nik) to the Hebrew expression turns it into a Yiddish noun. Variation: Hebrew ימח שמו וזכרו (Yemach shemo vezikhro, "May his name and memory be erased").

!ימח שמו וזכרו זאָל ער ווערן
Yimakh shmoy vezikhroy zol er vern!
May his name and memory be erased!

SOURCE: Stutchkoff, Der Oytser fun der Yidisher Shprakh

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