noun or adjective see Yiddishism

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  • Yiddishist — [yid′ishist] n. 1. a person devoted to the preservation of Yiddish 2. a specialist in Yiddish linguistics * * * …   Universalium

  • Yiddishist — [yid′ishist] n. 1. a person devoted to the preservation of Yiddish 2. a specialist in Yiddish linguistics …   English World dictionary

  • yiddishist — I. shə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: yiddish (I) + ist : an adherent of Yiddishism II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • yiddishist — yid·dish·ist …   English syllables

  • Yiddishism — Yiddishist, n. /yid i shiz euhm/, n. 1. a word, phrase, or linguistic feature characteristic of or peculiar to Yiddish. 2. the advocacy of Yiddish language and literature. [1925 30; YIDDISH + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • LITHUANIA — (Lithuanian Lietuva; Pol. Litwa; Rus. Litva; Heb. Lita ליטא or ליטה; Yid. Lite ליטע), southernmost of Baltic states of N.E. Europe; from 1940 Lithuanian S.S.R. (for early period, see poland lithuania ). (See Map: Lithuanian Communities). For the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Azriel Graeber — is a freelance journalist and founder of the Jewish Scholarship Society. He is also known under his pen name, Azriel Radifker. He has contributed to several journals, periodicals and newspapers ranging on many topics. His organization which is a… …   Wikipedia

  • YIDDISH LITERATURE — This articles is arranged according to the following outline: introduction UNTIL THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY the bible in yiddish literature epic homiletic prose drama liturgy ethical literature Historical Songs and Writings transcriptions of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Benjamin Fondane — (Fundoianu) Barbu Fundoianu Benjamin Wechsler (Wexler, Vecsler) Born November 14, 1898(1898 11 14) Iaşi Died October 2, 1944(1944 10 02) (aged 45) Au …   Wikipedia

  • Mordechai Gebirtig — Mordechai Gebirtig, born Mordecai Bertig[1] (Yiddish: מרדכי געבירטיג, b. 4 April 1877, Kraków, Austria Hungary; d. 4 June 1942, Kraków Ghetto, Poland[1]) was an influential Yiddish poet and songwriter. Contents 1 S brent …   Wikipedia

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