Re: Kashrut stamp in mid-19th century in Romania and (or) elsewhere? #general
Avrohom Krauss firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote on 02 Nov 2018:
Odeda Zlotnick wrote: 'Would confirming the Kashrut of meat be done withHowever in German, 'ein Ziegler' is 'a brickmaker' or 'a tilemaker',
Ziegel m (genitive Ziegels, plural Ziegel) = brick
Ziegel f (genitive Ziegel, plural Ziegeln) = roofing tile
One could infer however [unsourced!],
that in the Jewish sense,
is was a kinui for 'Segal', a Levite name,
where an earlier 'Tsiegl' we misunderstood.
[btw: '[Marc] Chagal' is also >from 'Segal']
In Yiddish, I find 'der Tsigl', while 'die Tsigl' is 'the little goat'.