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In Yiddish

What is yiddish?

Answer #1:   Yiddish is a language derived form medieval German combined with  Hebrew   and Aramaic and first spoken by the Wist Jews. It is written using  the Hebre (MORE)
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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)
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Where is Yiddish spoken?

Mostly in largely chassidic Jewish areas both in and outside of  Israel, like Kiryas Joel.
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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)
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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)
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What is yiddish for fool?

Schmuck Not really. "Shmuck" is actually a very bad word children get punished for saying, and adults don't use in polite conversation. It's a very nasty thing to call someon (MORE)
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What is ABBA in yiddish?

abba is not an English word. If you mean the Hebrew word for father "aba" (אבא), the Yiddish word is tata (טאַטע).
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Who talks Yiddish?

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