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Yinglish

[ying-glish or, often, -lish] /ˈyɪŋ glɪʃ or, often, -lɪʃ/
noun
1.
English characterized by a large number of Yiddish words and expressions.
Origin of Yinglish
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism; blend of Yiddish and English
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British Dictionary definitions for Yinglish

Yinglish

/ˈjɪŋɡlɪʃ/
noun
1.
a dialect of English spoken esp by Jewish immigrants to New York, and heavily influenced by Yiddish constructions and loan words Also Yenglish
Word Origin
from Yi(ddish) + (E)nglish
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