The Yiddish Dictionary Sourcebook: A Transliterated Guide to the Yiddish Language

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Ktav, 1986 - Foreign Language Study - 317 pages
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Containing over 8,500 Yiddish words and phrases in transliteration, The Yiddish Dictionary Sourcebook is the handiest guide available for those who wish to learn colloquial Yiddish. It features a comprehensive Yiddish-English/English-Yiddish dictionary which pays special attention to those words most useful for everyday conversation. Every word is given in both its standard Yiddish form and in English transliteration. The Introduction provides a brief history of the Yiddish language and of Yiddish culture in the United States in the last century, a guide to Yiddish pronunciation and grammar, and a series of topically arranged appendices containing Yiddish proverbs and popular expressions.

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
19
Section 4
21
Section 5
26
Section 6
29
Section 7
38
Section 8
69
Section 14
136
Section 15
139
Section 16
147
Section 17
153
Section 18
169
Section 19
185
Section 20
193
Section 21
198

Section 9
75
Section 10
83
Section 11
86
Section 12
99
Section 13
119
Section 22
217
Section 23
265
Section 24
287
Section 25
305
Section 26
319

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