Definitions

  • adj. Invalid.

Example Sentences

  • "A gambler is posl l'eydus [invalid for legal testimony]."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • Heb פסול pasúl, Yiddish פּסול pósl

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

      possul, pusl, passul, posl, pasul

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