yiddishist

Yiddishism

[yid-i-shiz-uhm]
noun
1.
a word, phrase, or linguistic feature characteristic of or peculiar to Yiddish.
2.
the advocacy of Yiddish language and literature.

Origin:
1925–30; Yiddish + -ism

Yiddishist, noun
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