einikel

Alternative Spellings

eynikl, einikl

Definitions

  • grandchild

Example Sentences

  • "The wedding was huge since the bride was a rebbeishe einikel."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

אײניקל éynikl

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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