koppel

Alternative Spellings

kopl, kapl, cupple, kupel, cupel, kapel, cuppel

Definitions

  • skullcap, kippah, yarmulke

Example Sentences

  • Do you have a koppel I can borrow?

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

קאַפּל kapl

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

Notes

More common in UK than US, but used by some Orthodox Jews in US. In UK, pronounced like "couple"

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