seykhel, seychel, saykhel
- "Common sense" (JPS), intelligence
- “This time, we are not dealing with a rasha (an evil person) but a person who lacks sechel” (http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/article.php?p=36231)
- "She should use her saykhel for such an important decision."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb שכל sékhel, Yiddish שׂכל séykhl
Who Uses This
Rosten, Yiddish, JPS, Glinert, Weiser
This word originally stems from Hebrew but is more closely associated with Yiddish discourse.
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