How do you find the meaning of different Yiddish words?


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Online Yiddish-to-English dictionaries include LexiLogos.com, YiddishDictionaryOnline.com and a dictionary hosted by the University of Kentucky. Print dictionaries include the "Modern English-Yiddish / Yiddish-English Dictionary" published by Schocken.

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The online dictionaries allow users to search for Yiddish words using Latin or Hebrew letters. For users without a Hebrew keyboard, LexiLogos.com and YiddishDictionaryOnline.com provide a clickable version of the Hebrew alphabet. All of the websites also allow users to input English words to find their Yiddish meanings.

Other print dictionaries include the "Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary," published by Indiana University Press, and the "Yiddish-English / English-Yiddish Dictionary & Phrasebook," published by Hippocrene Books.

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