mensch

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noun \ ˈmen(t)sh \

Definition of mensch

:a person of integrity and honor

menschy

play \ˈmen(t)-shē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of mensch

Yiddish mentsh human being, from Middle High German mensch, from Old High German mennisco; akin to Old English man human being, man


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