Dictionary of Jewish WordseBook - 2006
Organized in an A to Z format for easy reference, the "Dictionary of Jewish Words" contains 1,200 entries derived from Yiddish, Hebrew, Aramaic, and English. The entries include words for and associated with Jewish holidays and life-cycle events, culture, history, the Bible and other sacred texts, worship, and more. Each entry has a pronunciation guide and is cross-referenced to other related terms. The introduction is an excellent primer on the history of Jewish words, their transliteration, and pronunciation. The indexes at the back, arranged by categories, help readers easily find the words they want, even when they donOCOt know the exact spelling. This handy and very accessible dictionary is an excellent resource not just for Jews, but for anyone who wants to check the meaning, spelling, and/or pronunciation of Jewish words.
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia : 2006
Edition: Rev. ed
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 210 p.)