Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary: Revised and Expanded (Hardcover)

Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary: Revised and Expanded By Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath (Editor), Paul Glasser (Editor) Cover Image

Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary: Revised and Expanded (Hardcover)


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This second edition of the award-winning Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary offers even more entries for anyone working with Yiddish on a personal or professional level.

Based on the work of the late Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter, a noted linguist and Executive Director of the League for Yiddish, the dictionary emphasizes Yiddish as a living language that is spoken in many places around the world.

Featuring 85,000 entries, this second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded with approximately 1000 new words and phrases and is sure to become a critical resource for Yiddish scholars and speakers for years to come.

Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath is Yiddish Language Editor for Afn shvel magazine and a published poet whose works include Plutsemdiker Regn/Sudden Rain. She worked with her father Mordkhe Schaechter on his numerous Yiddish publications, including collaborating with him in compiling this dictionary.Paul Glasser is former Dean of the Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. He has spent many years working with Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter as a student and colleague.
Product Details ISBN: 9780253058843
ISBN-10: 0253058848
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: September 28th, 2021
Pages: 864
Language: English