n. "Contempt, disparagement" (Steinmetz).
"I can't believe to the bitl he holds for me just because he doesn't like my niggunim."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
ביטול Heb. bitul 'renunciation, relinquishment', Yid. bitl 'disdain, contempt'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Australia / New Zealand
- South Africa
- Great Britain
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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