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Ash·ke·naz·i / ˌashkəˈnazē; ˌäshkəˈnäzē/ • n. (pl. -naz·im / -ˈnazim; -ˈnäzim/ ) a Jew of central or eastern European descent. More than 80 percent of Jews today are Ashkenazim. Compare with Sephardi. DERIVATIVES: Ash·ke·naz·ic / -ˈnazik; -ˈnä-/ adj.

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Ashkenazi a Jew of central or eastern European descent. The Ashkenazim became established in the Frankish and other Germanic-speaking kingdoms in the early Middle Ages; subsequently large groups migrated from France and Germany to the Slavic countries from the 12th century onwards.

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Ashkenazijazzy, snazzy •palsy-walsy • Ramsay •pansy, tansy •Anasazi, Ashkenazi, Ashkenazy, Benghazi, Ghazi, kamikaze, khazi, Stasi, Swazi •prezzie •frenzy, Mackenzie •Bel Paese, Buthelezi, crazy, daisy, Farnese, glazy, hazy, lazy, Maisie, mazy, oops-a-daisy, Piranesi, upsy-daisy, Veronese •stir-crazy •breezy, cheesy, easy, easy-peasy, Kesey, Parcheesi, queasy, sleazy, wheezy, Zambezi •teensy • speakeasy •busy, dizzy, fizzy, frizzy, Izzy, Lizzie, tizzy •flimsy, whimsy •Kinsey, Lindsay, Lynsey •poesy •Aussie, cossie, mossie •Swansea • gauzy • causey •ballsy, palsy •blowsy, Dalhousie, drowsy, frowzy, housey-housey, lousy •cosy (US cozy), dozy, Josie, mafiosi, mosey, nosy, posey, posy, prosy, Rosie, rosy •Boise, noisy

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