moshl

Alternative Spellings

moshel, mushel, mashal

Definitions

  • parable, example

Example Sentences

  • "Let me give you a moshl..."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

Heb משל mashál, Yiddish móshl

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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