Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 16:20

kvell

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish קװעלן (kveln), from an old Germanic word akin to German quellen, "well up".

VerbEdit

kvell (third-person singular simple present kvells, present participle kvelling, simple past and past participle kvelled)

  1. (intransitive) To feel delighted and proud to the point of tears.