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Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary (Yiddish) Paperback – 30 Jun 2012

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  • Paperback: 156 pages
  • Publisher: Yivo Institute for Jewish Research (30 Jun. 2012)
  • Language: Yiddish
  • ISBN-10: 0914512501
  • ISBN-13: 978-0914512509
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 4.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 410,250 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A book that ought to be owned by anyone who reads Yiddish."
--Irving Howe

"By far the best dictionary of Yiddish, but even one of the most modern and scientific dictionaries in general."
--Roman Jakobson

"I hope that all lovers of Yiddish and all those interested in our language will appreciate what Weinreich has done for them with competence and love."
--Isaac Bashevis Singer

A book that ought to be owned by anyone who reads Yiddish.
Irving Howe
By far the best dictionary of Yiddish, but even one of the most modern and scientific dictionaries in general.
Roman Jakobson
I hope that all lovers of Yiddish and all those interested in our language will appreciate what Weinreich has done for them with competence and love.
Isaac Bashevis Singer" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

URIEL WEINREICH (1926 1967) was a professor of linguistics and Atran Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. His books include the classic textbook College Yiddish and Languages in Contact, renowned in the field of bilingual studies. An expert on the dialects of Yiddish, he was founder and director of the monumental Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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