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The New Joys of Yiddish

Completely Updated

by Leo Calvin Rosten

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Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7425433M
ISBN 100375419543
ISBN 109780375419546
OCLC/WorldCa48210162

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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.

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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 : Leo Rosten. Get this from a library. The new Joys of Yiddish. [Leo Rosten; Lawrence Bush] -- An updated version of the informal dictionary which offers the history and folklore behind Yiddish and Hebrew words as well as literal translations adds information on linguistic and cultural changes.

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(69). To this day, it is considered the seminal work on Yiddish in America-a true classic and a staple in the libraries of Jews and non-Jews alike. 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.4/5(1).

In addition, The New Joys of Yiddish includes wondrous and amusing illustrations by renowned artist R.O. Blechman. Yiddish: origins and use Cristina Nilsson — Foreign Language Study. 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.

Get this from a library. The new Joys of Yiddish. [Leo Rosten; Lawrence Bush] -- 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.

"The Joys 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.

Revised for the first time by Lawrence Bush in close consultation with Rosten’s daughters, it retains the spirit of the original. The Joys of Yiddish is a book by Leo Rosten first published in It takes a light-hearted look at the influence that Yiddish has had on the English language.

It is notable for its use of jokes and anecdotes to help explain the meaning of the words it contains and has consequently become popular with Jewish humor enthusiasts At the beginning of the book, Rosten states that The Joys of. 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.4/4(5).

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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).

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The New Joys of Yiddish is an somewhat expanded version of the original with just as much real information coupled with quintessential Yiddish humor.

If you want to enjoy a fun time with or without a mastery of the yiddish language, this book is for you/5(). Buy a cheap copy of The Joys of Yiddish book by Leo Rosten. A Relaxed Lexicon of Yiddish, Hebrew and Yinglish Words Often Encountered in English, Plus Dozens That Ought to Be, with Seredipitous Excursions into Jewish Humor, Free shipping over $/5(6).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.

Revised for the first time by Lawrence Bush in close consultation with Rosten’s daughters, it retains the spirit of the original Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.The New Joys of Yiddish (Paperback) Completely Updated. By Leo Rosten, Lawrence Bush (Revised by), Ro Blechman (Illustrator) Harmony,pp.

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