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- proper noun The nearly
extinct languageof the Romaniote people of Greece.
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Most Yiddish words come from German, but circle in German is Zirkel or Kreis; this word keikel goes back to the Jewish dialect Yevanic, analogous to Yiddish, except that the vocabulary was Greek, rather than German.