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Uriel Weinreich

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URIEL WEINREICH (1926–1967) was a professor of linguistics and Atran Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. His books include the classic textbook College Yiddish and Languages in Contact, renowned in the field of bilingual studies. An expert on the dialects of Yiddish, he was founder and director of the monumental Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry.

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Modern English-Yiddish Dictionary

Written by Uriel Weinreich


Format: Trade Paperback, 856 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: December 27, 1987
Price: $35.00

The standard reference guide, with more than 20,000 entries ranging from colloquial to literary Yiddish, plus: a grammar guide, a pronunciation key, and instructions for usage

Dr. Uriel Weinreich’s Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary has been praised by both scholars and Yiddish writers for its completeness, its remarkable insight into the meanings of... Read more >
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