Mensch



[mench] /mɛntʃ/

noun, plural menschen
[men-chuh n] /ˈmɛn tʃən/ (Show IPA), mensches. Informal.
1.
a decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.
n.

“person of strength and honor,” 1907, from Yiddish, from German Mensch, literally “man, person,” from Old High German mennisco “human,” from Proto-Germanic adjective *manniska- “human” (see mannish).

noun

[1909+; fr Yiddish, literally ”person, man”]

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