Definition of Ashkenazic in English:

Ashkenazic

adjective

  • See Ashkenazi

    • ‘This situation allowed Ashkenazic Jews to bargain with local and royal officials for limited rights of residence.’
    • ‘This marked the emergence of the first Ashkenazic European community in Israel.’
    • ‘In addition, the Ashkenazic Jews speak Yiddish, which is a peculiarly Eastern European mixture of German and Hebrew, while the Sephardic Jews speak Ladino.’
    • ‘Equally significant was the specialness of the language to Ashkenazic Jews.’
    • ‘Over the last decade, much has been written about the class and racial difference between Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jews.’

Pronunciation

Ashkenazic

/ˌaʃkəˈnɑːzɪk/