"Pesadikeh cake was delicious, and chremzlach – triangular small cakes fried in deep oil were a favorite." (source)
Languages of Origin
כרעמזל khremzl, pl. כרעמזלעך khremzlekh
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
chremzel, chremzl, khremzel, chremsel, chremsl
plural chremzlach, chremzlech, khremzlekh, chremslach, etc. The spelling "chremslach" appeared in the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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