Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Kathy aka Bermuda Onion where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. Feel free to join in the fun.
THE FOUR MS. BRADWELLS by Meg Waite Clayton
zhaleika - "Matka," Betts always called her mom, the only Polish word she was allowed outside the songs she sang in church, and in church she usually played her zhaleika. (p.5 ARC)
zhaleika: a Russian single-reed hornpipe. It is the most popular Russian folk wind instrument.
What new words did you discover this week?