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Joys of Yiddish

by Leo Calvin Rosten

  • 396 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yiddish,
  • Language,
  • Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • Reference,
  • Yiddish language,
  • General,
  • Jewish,
  • Foreign Language Study / General,
  • English language,
  • Foreign words and phrases,
  • Jewish wit and humor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7663391M
    ISBN 10067172813X
    ISBN 109780671728137

      The New Joys of Yiddish audiobook, by Leo Rosten More than a quarter of a century ago, Leo Rosten published the first comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. Said “to give body and soul to the Yiddish language,” The Joys of Yiddish went on to become an indispensable. Rare Book Cellar (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title THE JOYS OF YIDDISH Author Leo Rosten Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Hardcover Publisher McGraw-Hill Place of Publication New York Date published Book Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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      Leo Rosten, writer, scholar and language expert who introduced Yiddish to millions of Americans, dies at age of 88; excerpts from his book, The Joys of Yiddish; photo (M).   The new Joys of Yiddish by Rosten, Leo Calvin, ; Bush, Lawrence; Rosten, Leo Calvin, Joys of Yiddish. Publication date Topics Yiddish language, English language, Jewish wit and humor Publisher New York: Crown Publishers Internet Archive Books Pages:


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The Joys of Yiddish is a deligyto read with easy to follow phonetic pronunciation and with Hebrew an Yiddish variants noted. The hilarious little gems of stories demonstrating a word's proper use are priceless.

The book arrived in good time and in the advertised condition/5(59). The Joys of Yiddish is partly a dictionary and partly an explanatory non-fiction of the Yiddish language and the Jewish religion.

Written by Leo Rosten over 50 years ago the information is timeless. After each entry there is a joke popular to those who already grew up in this culture/5. Said “to give body and soul to the Yiddish language,” The Joys of Yiddish went on to become an indispensable tool for writers, journalists, politicians, and students, as well as a.

Enjoy the most comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. With the recent renaissance of interest in Yiddish, and in keeping with a language that embodies the variety and vibrancy of life itself, The New Joys of Yiddish brings Leo Rosten’s masterful Joys of Yiddish book up to date.4/4(5).

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The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing a lexicon of common words and phrases of Yinglish—i.e., words originating in the Yiddish language that had become known to speakers of American English due to the influence of American Ashkenazi Jews. It was originally published in and written by Leo Rosten.

The Joys of Yiddish is a deligyto read with easy to follow phonetic pronunciation and with Hebrew an Yiddish variants noted. The hilarious little gems of stories demonstrating a word's proper use are priceless.

The book arrived in good time and in the advertised condition/5(60). The Joys of Yiddish. NY: Pocket Books, pp. 12mo. Paperback.

Book condition: Very good with bumped and rubbed wraps. Subtly yellowed page extremities. Seller Inventory # UROSJOY00AF. More information about this seller | Contact this seller a joy of a book Published by User, 17 years ago THE JOYS OF YIDDISH is a delightful little dictionary of Yiddish words and expressions that have worked their way into the English language, or at least should have.5/5(6).

leo rosten joys of yiddish pdf Medical The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing a lexicon of common words and phrases of Yinglish—i.e., words originating in the Yiddish language that had become known to speakers of American English due to the influence of American Ashkenazi Jews.

They're all here and more, in Leo Rosten's glorious classic The Joys of Yiddish, which weds scholarship to humor and redefines dictionary to reflect the heart and soul of a people through their language, illuminating each entry with marvelous stories and epigrams from folklore and the Talmud, from Bible to borscht belt and beyond/5(9).

The New Joys of Yiddish is a terrific reference and a really fun book to sit down and read. It's filled with folklore, jokes, stories and comics as well as really useful pronounciation guidelines. I don't think I would ever try to use the words here but it helps me understand Jewish literature a little better and it's a great place to look up /5(5).

The joys of Yiddish: a relaxed lexicon of Yiddish, Hebrew and Yinglish words often encountered in English from the days of the Bible to those of the beatnik Publisher unknown - [1st ed.]. Enjoy the most comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish.

With the recent renaissance of interest in Yiddish, and in keeping with a language that embodies the variety and vibrancy of life itself, The New Joys of Yiddish brings Leo Rosten’s masterful work up to date.

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The New Joys of Yiddish: Completely Updated by Leo Calvin Rosten; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Jewish wit and humor, Yiddish language, Humor, Foreign words and phrases, Influence on English, English language, Yiddish, American wit and humor.

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