Yiddish & English: The Story of Yiddish in America (2nd edition)

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Yiddish & English: The Story of Yiddish in America - Steinmetz, Sol

Yiddish arrived in America as the mother tongue of millions of Jewish immigrants from eastern Europe. Gradually it infiltrated the majority language and "Jewish English" was created, with words such as "kosher" and "chutzpah." Yiddish had first developed from language sharing as Jews of northern France and northern Italy migrated into the German ...

Yiddish & English: The Story of Yiddish in America 2001, University Alabama Press

ISBN-13: 9780817311032

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