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One entry found for Yiddish.
Main Entry: Yidˇdish
Pronunciation: primarystressyid-ish
Function: noun
Etymology: from Yiddish yidish, a shortened form of yidish daytsh, literally "Jewish German (language)," derived from early German jüdisch "Jewish" and diutsch "the German language"
: a language that began among the Jews of eastern Europe and is based on German and written in the Hebrew alphabet
- Yiddish adjective

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