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Title: What is Yiddish? - Brief history of the Yiddish language and literature
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
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Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language: Yiddish, Eastern
Yiddish, Western
Yiddish, Eastern
Yiddish, Western
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Germanic
Abstract: In this paper the origin and development of the Yiddish language is examined as well as its impact on other languages especially German and American English and vice versa.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Saga University Press
Publication Info: Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 315-328


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