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Yiddishism

[yid-i-shiz-uh m] /ˈyɪd ɪˌʃɪz əm/
noun
1.
a word, phrase, or linguistic feature characteristic of or peculiar to Yiddish.
2.
the advocacy of Yiddish language and literature.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; Yiddish + -ism
Related forms
Yiddishist, noun
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