maidel, maydel, meidl, maidl
- "Yes, such a shayna meydeleh."
Languages of Origin
מײדל meydl (diminutive form of מויד moyd 'maid', second diminutive is מײדעלע méydele 'little girl')
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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