Definition of knaidel in English:


Syllabification: knai·del
Pronunciation: /ˈk(ə)nādl
(also kneidel)

noun (plural knaidlach /ˈk(ə)nādˌläKH/)

(usually knaidlach)
  • A type of dumpling eaten especially in Jewish households during Passover.
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    • In this case, they grind it up, add eggs and make kneidlach (dumplings).
    • Chicken soup and ‘kneidlach’, ‘knishes’ and ‘kreplach’ and carrot ‘tzimmes’ are still made in the houses of those who came from Eastern Europe.
    • The traditional accompaniments…include kishke (a sausage filled with a flour-and-onion stuffing) and various knaidlach - all part of the dumpling family of foods.


from Yiddish kneydel.

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