ייִדיש פֿע — YWOTD: Fey

As described in the Yiddish Glossary of Infoplease,
Feh (פֿע) is a Yiddish word used as an interjection that “Indicates disapproval or displeasure: Feh, don’t touch that dirty thing.

As feh is defined in Your Dictionary,
“Feh is a Yiddish expression you use when you are disgusted with something. (interjection)
An example of feh is what you might say when someone steals a parking spot for which you were waiting.

And, as fey is addressed in Wictionary,
fey is “an expression of disgust or contempt” and that it is “directly imported from Yiddish פֿע, meaning yuck.”

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