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What does the word לאַטקעס (latkes) mean?

לאַטקעס is the Yiddish word used for the potato pancakes commonly eaten on Chanukah. Where does the word לאַטקעס come from originally? What exactly does it mean?
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HamanTashen - 3 cornered cookies

Why are 3 cornered cookies called HamanTashen?
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Source of the Yiddish word Cholent

Does anyone know what is the source of the Yiddish word Cholent?