Yiddish
Pronunciation
  • enPR: yĭd'ĭsh, IPA: /ˈjɪd.ɪʃ/
Adjective

Yiddish

  1. Of or pertaining to the Yiddish language.
  2. (informal) Jewish; relating to Yiddishkeit.
    Yiddish cooking; Yiddish music
Synonyms Translations Proper noun
  1. 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.
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