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EtymologyEdit

A diminutive of פֿויגל (foygl).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

פֿייגעלע (feygelen, plural פֿייגעלעך (feygelekh)

  1. birdie, little bird
  2. A term of endearment for a loved one, especially a man's wife.
  3. (derogatory) homosexual