Origin of kvellYiddish
intransitive verbkvelled, kvell·ing, kvells
Origin of kvellYiddish kveln to be delighted with, beam with pride from Middle High German quellen to gush from Old High German quellan Old English cwylla spring, water well
(third-person singular simple present kvells, present participle kvelling, simple past and past participle kvelled)
From Yiddish קװעלן (kveln), from an old Germanic word akin to German quellen, "well up".