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tseloznik

Alternative Spellings

tzuloznik, tsuloznik, tzeloznik, tsoloznik, tzoloznik

Definitions

  • a cute, mischievous child
  • a spoiled child

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

not documented in Yiddish, but derived from a combination of Yiddish adjective צעלאָזן tselózn 'spoiled (child)' and suffix ניק- -nik, signifying a person

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

South Africa

Dictionaries

None

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