Verter fun der Vokh: דער פֿע֜רצעטער יו֜לי – Bastille Day

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דער 14ט‮ער יולי איז געוואָרן אַ נאַציאָנאַלער‮ יום־טובֿ בײַ די פֿראַנצויזן ווײַל אין ‮יענעם טאָג אין ‮9871 האָט מען געשטורעמט‮ די באַסטיל, באַפֿרײַט‮ די מלוכה־געפֿאַנגענע, ‮און דערמיט האָט זיך אָנגעהויבן די פֿראַנצייזישע‮ רעוואָלוציע. ‮
!פֿרײַהייט, גלײַכקייט, ‮ברידערשאַפֿט
July 14th became a national holiday in France because on that day in 1789 the Bastille was stormed, the political prisoners were liberated, and that was the start of the French Revolution.
Liberté, egalité, fraternité!
Bastille Day: דער פֿערצעטער יולי
bicorn (Napolean’s hat): דער צוויישפּיציקער הוט
constitution: די קאָנסטיטו֜ציע, ־ס
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