Definition of Yiddish

  1. Yiddish Adjective Of or pertaining to the Yiddish language.
  2. Yiddish Adjective Jewish.
  3. 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.
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