Results for: Yiddish

In Judaism

What is yiddish?

Answer #1: Yiddish is a language derived form medieval German combined withHebrew and Aramaic and first spoken by the Wist Jews. It is written usingthe Hebrew alephbet. ==== (MORE)
In Judaism

How old is yiddish?

Yiddish has it's roots in the Middle Ages. The "Ashkenazim" , or European Jews settled the middle Rhein and began speaking a dialect of Middle High German-- The word itself co (MORE)
In Yiddish

Who speaks Yiddish?

For Jews from central and eastern Europe Yiddish was a common language in addition to any local tongue. Today few speak it but for a few phrases or words. If you need a transl (MORE)
In Yiddish

Why is Yiddish spoken?

Three answers:. 1). Why not ? !. 2). In order to facilitate interpersonal communication, much as any other of the world's hundreds of distinct languages is used.. 3). Yiddi (MORE)
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How did yiddish begin?

During Roman Times, the Holy Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. This angered the Jews of the area (who by the way spoke Aramaic, a language similar to Hebrew and the lingua fr (MORE)
In Yiddish

What is yiddish for food?

Food in general is usually referred to as "ESS'n", as if that word were a noun, although it's also the infinitive 'to eat'. The word comes straight from the German "essen" = t (MORE)
In Yiddish

What is teacher in Yiddish?

religious teacher: "REB-beh" or "REB-bee"; (almost always male); (from Hebrew) secular teacher: "LEHR-air" (male) or "LEHR-air-in" (female); (from German)
In Yiddish

Who talks Yiddish?

Yiddish is spoken by Jewish people all over the world, mainly in Europe, the US, and Israel.
In Yiddish

Where are Yiddish people from?

Yiddish is a Germanic language that is spoken by Ashkenazi Jews. Native speakers typically come from Eastern and Central European countries like Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and t (MORE)
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What is a Yiddishism?

A Yiddishism is a word or phrase which is characteristically Yiddish but is used in another language.