The Schmooze He Can Spell Knaidel, How About Farblondzhet? Nathan GeshplungetMay 31, 2013 Email Facebook Twitter Arvind Mahankali won a spelling bee with his “knaidel” (or should that be “kneydl”?) but could he, or you, correctly spell and define these fun Yiddish concepts? Take our quiz! babka, in Yiddish, is spelled babke. Bobke really are sheep droppings. Sorry to trick you. But mmmmm, babke! Author Nathan Geshplunget He Can Spell Knaidel, How About Farblondzhet?