On March 15th, finalists from across the Bay Area will be asked to conjure the correct spelling of some of the most obscure words in the English language. We wanted to know, would you be up to the challenge?
Each day we will provide the definition and origin of a word that ended the national spelling bee to see if you can spot the correct answer among 4 options.
Today’s word is of Yiddish origin and means a “a dumpling, usually a small ball of matzo meal with eggs and salt.” It was spelled correctly by Arvind V. Mahankali to win the 2013 final. Do you know it?
Scroll below the following photo for the correct spelling.
The correct spelling of the 2013 winning word is Knaidel.