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English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary Expanded Edition (Hippocrene Practical Dictionary)
English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary Expanded Edition (Hippocrene Practical Dictionary)
by David C. Gross
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Expanded edition.... (read more)

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If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses
If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses
by Lita Epstein
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An indispensable guide for Jews and Gentiles alike, this glossary of Yiddish insults and curses comes complete with hundreds of the most creative insults for the putzes and kvetchers of the world.... (read more)

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Modern English-yiddish, Yiddish-english Dictionary
Modern English-yiddish, Yiddish-english Dictionary
by Uriel Weinreich
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The standard reference guide, with more than 20,000 entries ranging from colloquial to literary Yiddish, plus: a grammar guide, a pronunciation key, and instructions for usage   Dr. Uriel Weinreich’s Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English... (read more)

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New Joys of Yiddish Updated Edition
New Joys of Yiddish Updated Edition
by Leo Rosten
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Enjoy the most comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. With the recent renaissance of interest in Yiddish, and in keeping with a language that embodies the variety and vibrancy of life... (read more)

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Opgang
Opgang
by Dovid Bergelson
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Descent, published in 1920, describes the complex Jewish life of Russia and Ukraine through the turbulent period leading up to the October Revolution of 1917: the emptiness of bourgeois values, the rise of secularism, the rejection of old traditions, the... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Benjamin Blech
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You’re no idiot, of course.  You can serve up a mean s’il vous plaît in a French bistro, live la vida loca for a night of margaritas, and manage a sayonara! after sushi, sake, and karaoke. But when it comes to throwing around a... (read more)

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Learning Alsatian Through English
Learning Alsatian Through English
by Paul Adolf
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A new comparative reference guide for English speaking learners of Alsatian German. This comparative multilingual dictionary is based on the main similarities between the two languages and will show how English speakers can take advantage of the... (read more)

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The Parables of the Preacher of Doubno, V1-2
The Parables of the Preacher of Doubno, V1-2
by Israel J. Zevin
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Two Volumes In One. This Book Is In Yiddish.... (read more)

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The Life and Death of Texas German
The Life and Death of Texas German
by Hans Christian Boas
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This volume presents the first major study of Texas German as spoken in the twenty-first century, focusing on its formation and the linguistic changes it has undergone. This New World dialect, formed more than 150 years ago in German communities in... (read more)

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ACTA Humaniora #136: Two-Tiered Relexification in Yiddish
ACTA Humaniora #136: Two-Tiered Relexification in Yiddish
by Paul Wexler
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The book claims that Yiddish was created when Judaized Sorbs first relexified their language to High German between the 9th-12th centuries; by the 15th century, the descendants of the Judaized Khazars also relexified their Kiev-Polessian (northern... (read more)

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The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903-1917
The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903-1917
by Barry Trachtenberg
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Focusing on the period of 1903-1917, Trachtenberg (European Jewish studies, U. of Albany, SUNY) examines how Yiddish evolved from being viewed as a corrupted German dialect to its status as the dominant language of the Russian Jewish press, a medium... (read more)

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Trends in Linguistics #19: The Making of a Language
Trends in Linguistics #19: The Making of a Language
by Tomasz Wicherkiewicz
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The book presents unique literature in a minority ethnolect the Germanic dialect of Wilamowice in Southern Poland. The manuscripts, written in the ethnolect at the beginning of the 20th century, were discovered in 1989. The book contains full versions of... (read more)

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Adventures in Yiddishland (06 Edition)
Adventures in Yiddishland (06 Edition)
by Shandler
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“Adventures in Yiddishland presents a familiar phenomenon in American-Jewish culture that has rarely been seen before. Shandler has a thorough command not only of contemporary Yiddish, but indeed in all its historical stages.”—Naomi... (read more)

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Yiddish with Dick and Jane
Yiddish with Dick and Jane
by Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman
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@lt;EM@gt;Jane is in real estate.@lt;BR@gt;@lt;BR@gt;Today is Saturday.@lt;/EM@gt;@lt;BR@gt;@lt;BR@gt;@lt;EM@gt;Jane has an open house.@lt;/EM@gt;@lt;BR@gt;@lt;BR@gt;@lt;EM@gt;She must@lt;/EM@gt; schlep @lt;EM@gt;the Open House signs to the car.@lt;/EM... (read more)

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Der Finfter Zman: Lider (the Fifth Season: Poems)
Der Finfter Zman: Lider (the Fifth Season: Poems)
by Yonia Fain
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This collection of Yiddish poetry by award winning poet and painter Yonia Fain includes some 300 works, as well as the poet's illustrations, on such varied subjects as art, literature, music, Eastern European Jewish life, Soviet Yiddish life, and the... (read more)

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Yidish AF Yidish
Yidish AF Yidish
by David Goldberg
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Written entirely in Yiddish, this innovative and accessible language text provides opportunities for intermediate level students of Yiddish to improve their conversational skills, grammar, and vocabulary. It includes numerous written exercises designed... (read more)

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Reihe Germanistische Linguistik, #198: Language Variation as the Product of Active Selection. on the Disintegration of Social Milieus in the Language of Modern Societies
Reihe Germanistische Linguistik, #198: Language Variation as the Product of Active Selection. on the Disintegration of Social Milieus in the Language of Modern Societies
by Beate Henn-memmesheimer
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The volume provides elements of a theory of variation. In contrast to the traditional structuralist, dialectological or sociolinguistic acceptances of the term, variation here no longer refers to the selection of functionally equivalent linguistic... (read more)

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Royte Shikhlekh Far Reytshl: Tsvey Noveles Un Dertseylung (Red Shoes for Rachel: Two Novellas and a Story)
Royte Shikhlekh Far Reytshl: Tsvey Noveles Un Dertseylung (Red Shoes for Rachel: Two Novellas and a Story)
by Boris Sandler
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Two novels and one story by Boris Sandler, the well-known Yiddish prose writer, are included under the title page of the book Red Shoes for Rachel. The heroes of all three works are about to make crucial decisions. The first novel, Somewhere Along the... (read more)

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Words on Fire: Unfin. Story of Yiddish (04 Edition)
Words on Fire: Unfin. Story of Yiddish (04 Edition)
by Katz
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Words on Fire offers a rich, engaging account of the history and evolution of the Yiddish language. Drawing on almost thirty years of scholarship, prominent Yiddish scholar Dovid Katz traces the origins of Yiddish back to the Europe of a thousand years... (read more)

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Der Wortschatz Des 8. Jahrhunderts (Und Fruherer Quellen)
Der Wortschatz Des 8. Jahrhunderts (Und Fruherer Quellen)
by Hans Follmer
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This dictionary contains the complete OHG lexis from the 8th century (and from earlier sources) and presents the first part of a planned chronological dictionary of German vocabulary. This is the first work that can claim to give a complete account of... (read more)

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