A Semitic language, it is used occasionally in Tanach, and is the primary language of the Talmud.

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Mima nafshuch?

How do the words "ממה נפשך" mean what they mean, i.e. "either way"?
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Hard Yeshivish phrases to translate

Does anyone ever have trouble finding good English translations of certain yeshivish phrases, especially when in conversation with someone who would not understand the original? Post your favorite ...
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What is “chad gadya” really all about?

Why do we sing "chad gadya" at the pesach seder? What is it supposed to be about? Also, as a side question, is it "d'zabin aba" or "dizvan aba"?