shefele

Alternative Spellings

sheffele

Definitions

  • sweety, Lit. "lamb"

Example Sentences

  • "Come here, sheffele."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

שעפֿעלע shéfele (diminutive of שאָף shof 'sheep')

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

pl. shefelekh, shefelach, shefelech (שעפֿעלעך)

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