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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11060 on: January 23, 2021, 09:02:14 PM »
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11062 on: January 23, 2021, 10:34:55 PM »

The question I like the most:
Is it harder to write in English then in Yiddish?
I think the question should be the other way around
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11063 on: January 23, 2021, 10:37:06 PM »
The question I like the most:
Is it harder to write in English then in Yiddish?
I think the question should be the other way around
I still haven't figured out how people read/write Yiddish when there isn't an "official" way to spell words. It's like committing Ebonics (lhavdil) to paper.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11064 on: January 23, 2021, 11:29:11 PM »
I still haven't figured out how people read/write Yiddish when there isn't an "official" way to spell words.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11065 on: January 23, 2021, 11:33:43 PM »
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There's a Yiddish version of Merriam Webster? I would love to be able to learn the correct spelling of Yiddish words. My current process is "write it as it sounds" and hope that my litvish accent doesn't cause too much "misspelling".

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11066 on: January 23, 2021, 11:39:16 PM »
There's a Yiddish version of Merriam Webster? I would love to be able to learn the correct spelling of Yiddish words. My current process is "write it as it sounds" and hope that my litvish accent doesn't cause too much "misspelling".

Dunno about a dictionary (if it exists it's probably more Yiddishist than Yiddish), but there are definitely proper rules and grammatical laws etc. that we learned in school.
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11067 on: January 23, 2021, 11:39:53 PM »
There's a Yiddish version of Merriam Webster? I would love to be able to learn the correct spelling of Yiddish words. My current process is "write it as it sounds" and hope that my litvish accent doesn't cause too much "misspelling".
Have you seen them typing?
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11068 on: January 23, 2021, 11:40:13 PM »
Dunno about a dictionary (if it exists it's probably more Yiddishist than Yiddish), but there are definitely proper rules and grammatical laws etc. that we learned in school.
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Do you know if what you learned is written in a book? I would love to level up.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11069 on: January 24, 2021, 12:00:02 AM »
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Do you know if what you learned is written in a book? I would love to level up.

I'm sure the schools use textbooks to teach Yiddish grammar and spelling rules.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11070 on: January 24, 2021, 12:03:12 AM »
I'm sure the schools use textbooks to teach Yiddish grammar and spelling rules.
I'm still in shock that Yiddish is actually taught formally in school. I always thought that it's just used as a communication medium, and it's picked up organically (from home and/or school). That's how I learned Yiddish - in yeshiva.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11071 on: January 24, 2021, 12:04:03 AM »
I'm still in shock that Yiddish is actually taught formally in school. I always thought that it's just used as a communication medium, and it's picked up organically (from home and/or school). That's how I learned Yiddish - in yeshiva.

What about when it's your first and only (or at least primary) language?

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11072 on: January 24, 2021, 12:05:16 AM »
I'm sure the schools use textbooks to teach Yiddish grammar and spelling rules.

This.

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11073 on: January 24, 2021, 12:05:34 AM »
What about when it's your first and only (or at least primary) language?
Yeah it definitely makes sense. I just never thought about it...

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11074 on: January 24, 2021, 12:05:57 AM »
I'm still in shock that Yiddish is actually taught formally in school. I always thought that it's just used as a communication medium, and it's picked up organically (from home and/or school). That's how I learned Yiddish - in yeshiva.

You just described every other language. Why would Yiddish be any different?
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The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11075 on: January 24, 2021, 12:07:45 AM »
You just described every other language. Why would Yiddish be any different?
In short - I always thought that it's primarily only a spoken language like eg ebonics (lhavdil).
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11076 on: January 24, 2021, 01:03:10 AM »
Dunno about a dictionary (if it exists it's probably more Yiddishist than Yiddish), but there are definitely proper rules and grammatical laws etc. that we learned in school.
There definitely are multiple. I've only seen one nowadays readily available.


Google search came up with this :) (not the one I was referring to)
http://www.yiddishdictionaryonline.com/
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11077 on: January 24, 2021, 01:22:34 AM »
There definitely are multiple. I've only seen one nowadays readily available.


Google search came up with this :) (not the one I was referring to)
http://www.yiddishdictionaryonline.com/

Don't need to go further than the homepage to see that it's

more Yiddishist than Yiddish
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11078 on: January 24, 2021, 01:24:58 AM »
Don't need to go further than the homepage to see that it's
Hence:)
(not the one I was referring to)
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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #11079 on: January 24, 2021, 01:36:41 AM »
In short - I always thought that it's primarily only a spoken language like eg ebonics (lhavdil).
No... Never came across Yiddish books/newspaper in your life?