Examples from the Web for yiddish
In the midst of the clubbiness, there is a heimishe (Yiddish for familiar, old school) quality.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Paris, a new generation of entrepreneurs are launching initiatives to perpetuate the Yiddish way of life.
Take, for instance, Yiddish Mamma, a young Parisian brand that peddles its wares with love and humour.
They go to schools where they are taught only in Yiddish and only about Jewish subjects.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, the joke was, I discovered finally, that A sounds like ei in Yiddish.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I could read while daylight lasted, if I chose, in the Yiddish.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
Once it was in Yiddish, and as far as spirit goes it remains there.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
The mere danger of slipping back unconsciously to the banned Yiddish put a curb upon her tongue.Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill
Since then there has been, in his opinion, a decadence which began with the translation of the classics into Yiddish.The Spirit of the Ghetto|Hutchins Hapgood
Stolar, which is a Yiddish word borrowed from the Russian, signifying carpenter, is often changed to Carpenter.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
British Dictionary definitions for yiddish
Word Origin for Yiddish
Word Origin and History for yiddish
1875, from Yiddish yidish, from Middle High German jüdisch "Jewish" (in phrase jüdisch deutsch "Jewish-German"), from jude "Jew," from Old High German judo, from Latin Judaeus (see Jew). The English word has been re-borrowed in German as jiddisch.