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Yiddish language

LC control 85149145
LC classificationPJ5111 PJ5119
Topical headingYiddish language
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Variant(s)German Hebrew
Hebreo-German language
Jewish language
Jiddisch language
Judaeo-German language (Yiddish)
Judeo-German language (Yiddish)
See alsoJews--Languages
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Subject example tracingNote under German language
Found WWW site, July 22, 2010: Yiddish language (In its earliest historical phase (13th-14th centuries), Yiddish is referred to by linguists as Judeo-German; occasionally this term is used for later forms of the language as well)
Jewish Encyclopedia, c1916, viewed online July 22, 2010 (Judaeo-German ... The other common name, "Jüdisch," i.e., "Jewish," has been carried by Jewish emigrants to English-speaking countries, where it has given rise to the form "Yiddish.")
Modern Yiddish culture, c2000: p. 312 (Hebreo-German (name for Yiddish))