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A mensch is a someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character. The key to being "a real mensch" is nothing less than character, rectitude, dignity, a sense of what is right, responsible, decorous. (Rosten, Leo. 1968. The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Pocket Books. 237)
"Lou Epstein. I want you to meet a real mensch: Chuck Schwartz."
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An upstanding, worthy, honorable adult person of either sex. Fr. German and Yiddish for "human being." Cf. Chinese jin, literally "man" but with similar meaning.
Be a mensch! Admit your mistake and make things good.
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Humans,elves, and dwarves. these are what we Patryn and Sartan call Mensch
Humans are mensch
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