Yiddish Vinkl for May 13

Trogn (TROGG-n)

Meaning: fit, carry or wear

• Tsum shtain zol men klogen nor nit bei zikh zol men trogen. / Better pour out your troubles to a stone, but don’t carry them within yourself.” (bit.ly/3P1naUu)

• “Trog gezunterheyt. / Wear it in good health.”

• “Der nogid trogt zayn Got in keshene un der oreman in hartsn. / The wealthy man carries his God in his pocket, while the poor man carries Him in his heart.” (bit.ly/383LgNS

• “Oyb der shukh past, trog es./ If the shoe fits, wear it.” (/bit.ly/3MMZXU6)


Shaker Heights resident Harold Ticktin prepares “Yiddish Vinkl” for Cleveland Jewish News.

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