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the large yellow sunflowers at the shore, the field of barley on bearded stalks, the meadow of... קאנעשינע


  • Mundart Press

    A friend said: "I'm pretty sure kanishine is Slavic; it has a Slavic feel, and it's a plant name, and those are often Slavic.

    Aha, got it. Clover. More standardly, it's "konishine," but these things often vary. Phew!"


    24 September 2015, 12:02 pm

  • Roizy

    Well, thank you, Yosele! This is a biggie. I had asked quite a few people and searched all kinds of variations of this word and couldn't figure it out. I so appreciate this!

    24 September 2015, 1:39 pm

  • Mundart Press

    Nishto far vos!

    I am elated when word meanings and origins can be tracked down and I am always glad to help even if it is most frequently via asking a couple of experts that I like to bother.

    al dos guts,

    24 September 2015, 2:34 pm