- "a little bit of something, a tiny piece" (JPS)
- "Can I have just a bisl?"
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
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