n. Non-Jew (contemptuous, pejorative).
The orel is meyvn-kol-diber ("the orel understands everything we're saying"), so don't daber ("speak") too loud.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Yiddish ערל orl, meaning non-Jew (pejorative), which comes from the Hebrew ערל orl, uncircumcised person.
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
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oyrel, oyrl, orl
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