Pitseleh

Alternative Spellings

Pitsele, Pitzeleh, Pitzele

Definitions

  • Little one, dear

Example Sentences

  • Congratulations on your 5th birthday, pitseleh!

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish פּיצעלע pitsele

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Russian: Jews with recent Russian-speaking ancestry in Russia

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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