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Yiddishism

[yid-i-shiz-uh m]
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noun
  1. a word, phrase, or linguistic feature characteristic of or peculiar to Yiddish.
  2. the advocacy of Yiddish language and literature.

Origin of Yiddishism

First recorded in 1925–30; Yiddish + -ism
Related formsYid·dish·ist, noun
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