Definitions for kvellkvɛl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.i.)to be extraordinarily pleased; esp., to be bursting with pride, as over one's family.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of kvell:
1965–70, Amer.; < Yiddish kveln be delighted; cf. MHG, G quellen to well up, gush
To feel delighted and proud to the point of tears.
Origin: From קװעלן, from an old Germanic word akin to German quellen, "well up".
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