Conjugation is the process of the inflection of VERBS: the changes of the ending or the stem of a verb to indicate grammatical tense and mood as well as the grammatical person and number of the originator of an action. (About the inflection of nouns, pronouns, articles, adjectives and numerals refer ...

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Yiddish phrase for “turn out the lights and go to sleep”

My mother grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at a time when the neighborhood was largely inhabited by Yiddish speaking Jews. This led to the amusing situation of her Irish-born grandparents, and to a ...