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Modern English-yiddish, Yiddish-english Dictionary
Modern English-yiddish, Yiddish-english Dictionary
by Uriel Weinreich
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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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BENJAMIN BLECH, a tenth-generation rabbi, is a nationally recognized educator, religious leader, author, and lecturer. He is associate professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University in New York City and rabbi emeritus of the Young Israel of Oceanside... (read more)

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Collection of Writings
Collection of Writings
by L. W. Goethe
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (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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Yisddish Sermonse
Yisddish Sermonse
by H. Masliansky
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (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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and#147;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.and#8221;and#151;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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Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like nosh, schlep, and schmutz all the time, but how did these words come to pepper American English? In Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land, Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from... (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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Words on Fire: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish
Words on Fire: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish
by Dovid 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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Dirty Yiddish: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" (Dirty Everyday Slang)
Dirty Yiddish: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" (Dirty Everyday Slang)
by Adrienne Gusoff
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GET D!RTY Next time youre chattin with your khaverim (friends) and mishpukheh (family), bust out some Yiddish expressions thatll liven up the conversation, including: • Cool slang • Funny insults • Explicit sex terms • Raw swear... (read more)

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Leksikon Fun Yidishe Shrayber in Ratn-Farband: Biographical Dictionary of Yiddish Writers in the Soviet Union
Leksikon Fun Yidishe Shrayber in Ratn-Farband: Biographical Dictionary of Yiddish Writers in the Soviet Union
by Chaim Beider
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Compiled by the late Chaim Beider and edited by Boris Sandler (editor of the Yiddish Forward) and Gennady Estraikh (of NYU), this biographical dictionary of Soviet Yiddish writers includes over 400 entries, many photographs of writers, an English... (read more)

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Just Say Nu: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do)
Just Say Nu: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do)
by Michael Wex
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Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations. Along with enough grammar to enable readers to put together a comprehensible sentence and avoid embarrassing mistakes, Wex also explains the five most... (read more)

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Job Songs of Songs
Job Songs of Songs
by Yehoash
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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Yiddish: A Nation of Words
Yiddish: A Nation of Words
by Miriam Weinstein
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“[A] charming and highly readable history of the language . . . Weinstein succeeds in her efforts to recreate the sound of a world that is gone forever.” —The Washington Post “[YIDDISH: A NATION OF WORDS] READS LIKE A FOLKTALE... (read more)

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Erganzungsbande Zum Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumsku #22: Theodisca
Erganzungsbande Zum Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumsku #22: Theodisca
by Wolfgang Et Al Haubrichs
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Mit theodisca lingua (zu althochdeutsch theoda 'Volk') bezeichnete das fr he Mittelalter jede germanische Volkssprache im Gegensatz zu Latein und seinen Nachfolgesprachen, den romanischen Nationalsprachen Europas. Auch Deutsch, das noch nicht existierte,... (read more)

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Just Say NU: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do) (P.S.)
Just Say NU: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do) (P.S.)
by Michael Wex
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“So you enjoyed Michael Wexs Born to Kvetch, a North American introduction to Yiddish…? Even if you have no social connection with the haredi Ashkenazic community, you will probably also enjoy Just Say Nu - Yiddish for Every Occasion…. [... (read more)

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