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Ladino-English/English-Ladino Concise Dictionary (Hippocrene Concise Dictionary)

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ISBN10: 0781806585
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This unique book is the first Ladino dictionary for English speakers Ladino, also known as Judeo-Spanish or Judezmo, was the language spoken by the Sephardic Jews who settled in the Ottoman Empire after their expulsion from Spain in the 15th century. Definitions include word origins, the cultural context of expressions, and usage, making the book an invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in Romance and Oriental languages and/or Jewish culture.

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the_bird66, December 27, 2009 (view all comments by the_bird66)
This book should be helpful in the effort by not just Ladino musicians, but by scholars and language buffs alike towards the preservation and study of Ladino. It will be wonderful when this comes to fruition, just as it has for Yiddish; Perhaps creating a Ladino Revival?

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780781806589
Author:
Kohen, Elli
Author:
Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Polyglot Dictionaries
Subject:
English
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Yiddish
Subject:
Ladino language
Subject:
Multi-Language Dictionaries
Subject:
Ladino language - English
Subject:
English Language - Ladino
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Multi Language
Series:
Hippocrene Concise Dictionary
Series Volume:
107-51
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
602
Dimensions:
8.28x5.54x1.29 in. 1.49 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This unique book is the first Ladino dictionary for English speakers Ladino, also known as Judeo-Spanish or Judezmo, was the language spoken by the Sephardic Jews who settled in the Ottoman Empire after their expulsion from Spain in the 15th century. Definitions include word origins, the cultural context of expressions, and usage, making the book an invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in Romance and Oriental languages and/or Jewish culture.
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