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Articles Tagged 'Yiddish'


20 Translations from Yiddish to British

The English language has been the beneficiary of many Yiddish terms over the years, and thanks to a very healthy Jewish population in British cities—and the language’s deft ability to develop words that have no direct equivalency in English, such as shlep, shlub or mishegoss—a good many of them became firmly embedded into British culture. […]