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Yiddish Words of The Week: Apple

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Adam’s apple: דער (גאָרגל)קנאָפּ, …קנעפּ [DER (GORGL)KNOP, (…)KNEP] apple: דער עפּל, -׳ [DER EPL, -] apple blossom: דער ע֜פּלצוויט, -׳ [DER ÉPLTSVIT, -] apple butter: דער ע֜פּלשמיר [DER ÉPLShMIR] apple…

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Words of the Week: Ball

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ball (of your foot): דאָס פֿו֜סקישעלע, ־ך; דער פֿו֜סבאַל, ־ן [DOS FÚSKIShELE, -Kh; DER FÚSBAL, -N] ballroom dancing: באַ֜לטענץ (ל״ר) [BÁLTENTS (pl.)] go ballroom dancing: טאַנצן באַ֜לטענץ [TANTSN BÁLTENTS] dance…

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Words of the Week: Catastrophic flooding: דאָס קאַטאַסטראָפֿאַ֜לע ‘קאַטאַסטראָ֜פֿישע’ פֿלייצן

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catastrophic flooding: דאָס קאַטאַסטראָפֿאַ֜לע ‘קאַטאַסטראָ֜פֿישע’ פֿלייצן [DOS KATASTROFÁLE <KATASTRÓFIShE> FLEYTSN] climate change: דער קלימאַ֜טן־בײַט [DER KLIMÁTN-BAYT] drown: דערטרו֜נקען ‘דערטראָ֜נקען’ װערן [DERTRÚNKEN <DERTRÓNKEN> VERN] evacuate by boat (vt./vi.): עװאַקויִ֜רן (זיך) מיט…

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Words of The Week: Rosh Hashanah

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blow the shofar: בלאָזן שופֿר [BLOZN ShÓYFER] cast off one’s sins: גיין צו תּשליך; אָ֜פּטרייסלען די עבֿירות [GEYN TSU TÁShLEKh; ÓPTREYSLEN DI AVÉYRES] confess one’s sins: <מתװדה זײַן זיך אין די זינד <עבֿירות…

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“Words of the Week” – Labor Day

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Words of the Week: Sandwich

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Say it in yiddish: 15th Day of Av

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For Adults Learn Yiddish The Easy Way From Anywhere In The World! New Tele-Classes Starting September 3, 2019! https://yiddishin10lessons.blogspot.com/2019/08/learn-yiddish-easy-way.html   The 15th Day of Av-Picking a Bride (In the days of…

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“Words of the Week” – Underwear

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“Words of the Week” – Ebola

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at-risk population: די אײַ֜נגעשטעלטע באַפֿע֜לקערונג, ־ען [DI ÁYNGEShTELTE BAFÉLKERUNG, -EN]   contact tracing: דאָס נאָ֜כשפּירן די קאָנטאַ֜קטן [DOS NÓKhShPIRN DI KONTÁKTN] (highly) contagious: שטאַרק) קלע֜פּיק <אָ֜נשטעק(עווד)יק>׳) [(ShTARK) KLÉPIK <ÓNShTEK(EVD)IK>] diarrhea:…

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Benyumen Shekhter Foundation now accepting grant proposals

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The Benyumen Shekhter Foundation for the Advancement of Standard Yiddish is now accepting grant proposals. We are seeking well-structured initiatives that encourage people to actively speak, read and write in…

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