spodik

Alternative Spellings

spodek

Definitions

  • fur hat, similar to but taller (more cylindrical) than a shtreimel, worn by certain Chassidic groups

Example Sentences

  • I could tell he was a Ger from his spodik.

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

ספּאָדיק 'fur hat; saucer'

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spodik

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