iUniverse list of English words borrowed from the Yiddish language
Yiddish developed in the German Rhineland in the 10th century as a fusion of Hebrew, Aramaic and German. iUniverse Publishing offers the following list of a few Yiddish-derived English words.
bagel – a doughnut-shaped bread roll made by boiling then baking the dough
blintz – a sweet cheese-filled crepe
bupkis (also bupkes, bupkus, bubkis, bubkes) – emphatically nothing, as in That ain’t worth bupkis.
chutzpah – nerve, guts, daring, audacity, effrontery
glitch – a minor malfunction
klutz – clumsy person
kosher – correct according to Jewish law, normally used in reference to Jewish dietary laws