Definition of Yiddish

1. Noun. A dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script.




Definition of Yiddish

1. n. A language used by German and other Jews, being a Middle German dialect developed under Hebrew and Slavic influence. It is written in Hebrew characters.

2. n. A language used by German and other Jews, being a Middle German dialect developed under Hebrew and Slavic influence. It is written in Hebrew characters.

Definition of Yiddish

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Yiddish language. ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) Jewish. ¹

3. Noun. A West Germanic language that developed from Middle High German dialects, with an admixture of vocabulary from multiple source languages including Hebrew-Aramaic, Romance, Slavic, English, etc., and written in Hebrew characters which is used mainly among Ashkenazic Jews from central and eastern Europe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yiddish

Yezdi
Yezdis
Yezidee
Yezidees
Yezidi
Yezidis
Yezidism
Yezo
Ygdrasil
Ygdrasyl
Yggdrasil
Yi
Yiannitsa
Yichang
Yid
Yiddish (current term)
Yidiny
Yinchuan
Yindjibarndi
Yisrael
Yitzchak
Ymir
Ynde
Ynez
Yngling
Ynglings
Yoda
Yoder
Yoga
Yogacara

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