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EtymologyEdit

Yiddish ייִדיש(yidish), from Yidish Daytsh, from Middle High German jüdisch diutsch (Jewish German), cognate with German jüdisch (Jewish).

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  • enPR: yĭd'ĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈjɪd.ɪʃ/
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Yiddish (comparative more Yiddish, superlative most Yiddish)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Yiddish language.
  2. (informal) Jewish.

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Yiddish

  1. A West Germanic language that developed from Middle High German dialects, with an admixture of vocabulary from multiple source languages including Hebrew-Aramaic, Romance, Slavic, English, etc., and written in Hebrew characters which is used mainly among Ashkenazic Jews from central and eastern Europe.

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