ייִדיש

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Yiddish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German jüdesch, from Old High German judeisc, derived from judo, judeo + -isc, the former from Latin iūdaeus (Judaean, Jew), from Ancient Greek Ἰουδαῖος (Ioudaîos), derived from Ῐ̓ούδᾱ (Ioúdā, Juda) + -ιος (-ios), the former from Hebrew יְהוּדָה(yəhūḏāh).

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ייִדיש (yidishn

  1. Yiddish, a spoken language of the Ashkenazi Jewish people.

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Adjective[edit]

ייִדיש (yidish)

  1. Jewish
  2. Yiddish

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