What is the etymology of the yiddish term "kimpeturin," which refers to a woman who is recovering after childbirth?
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interesting. no firm source, but if i would have to guess, it would SEEM to be: kim + peturin
where kim = get up peturin = as in peter rechem, the opening up of the womb