Judezmo

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Judaeo-Spanish ǰudezmo "Jewishness" (related to Spanish judaísmo and English Judaism), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yehuda, Judah) + -ism

Proper noun[edit]

Judezmo

  1. the Judaeo-Spanish language
    • 1985, Joshua A. Fishman, Readings in the Sociology of Jewish Languages, E.J. Brill, page 6:
      However, from the perspective of spoken Magrebi Judeo-Arabic, Judezmo appears to have very substantial autonomy indeed (Cohen 1981 and this volume).

Synonyms[edit]

Judaeo-Spanish, Ladino