Definitions for yiddishˈyɪd ɪʃ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word yiddish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yiddish(noun)

    a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

Wiktionary

  1. Yiddish(Noun)

    A West Germanic language that developed from Middle High German dialects, with an admixture of vocabulary from multiple source languages including Hebrew-Aramaic, Romance, Slavic, English, etc., and written in Hebrew characters which is used mainly among Ashkenazic Jews from central and eastern Europe.

  2. Yiddish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Yiddish language.

  3. Yiddish(Adjective)

    Jewish.

  4. Origin: The etymology of this word is mostly obscure. ייִדיש, from Yidish Daytsh, from jüdisch diutsch, cognate with German jüdisch. (also called Judeo-German, Judendeutsch; see Ashkenazi)

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Yiddish

    yid′ish, n. a strange compound of very corrupt Hebrew and ancient or provincial German spoken by the commoner Jews—extensively in the East End of London.—ns. Yid, Yidd′isher, a Jew. [Ger. jüdisch, Jewish.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Yiddish

    a kind of mongrel language spoken by foreign Jews in England.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yiddish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yiddish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of yiddish


Translations for yiddish

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for yiddish »

Translation

Find a translation for the yiddish definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these yiddish definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"yiddish." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 30 Jul 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/yiddish>.

Are we missing a good definition for yiddish? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for yiddish:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.