Charis vs Zayde - What's the difference?

charis | zayde |


As a proper noun charis

is (greek god) another name for aglaea, one of the charites.

As a noun zayde is

grandfather.

charis

English

(wikipedia Charis)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • (Greek god) Another name for Aglaea, one of the Charites.
  • Coordinate terms

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    zayde

    English

    Alternative forms

    * zeidy, zaydeh, zeidi

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • grandfather
  • * 1974 , Fran Ross, Oreo ISBN 9780914870005 page 207:
  • Perhaps, in these circumstances, he would greet his granddaughter as a zayde should, with love and affection.
  • elderly man (as a term of respect)
  • * 3 November 1975 , John Simon, review of Lies My Father Told Me'', ''New York Magazine page 74:
  • The zayde is, as the hoary formula demands, gruff on the outside but wonderful to his horse and David...
  • * 1997 , Susan Berrin, A Heart of Wisdom ISBN 9781879045736 page 200:
  • To many people, the phrase "Jewish elderly" still conjures up images of bearded zaydes'' with ''yarmulkes ...

    References

    * OED 2006