Yiddish-English-Hebrew Dictionary

A Reprint of the 1928 Expanded Second Edition

By Alexander Harkavy
(Yale University Press, Hardcover, 9780300108392, 640pp.)

Publication Date: September 2005

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Alexander Harkavy (1863–1939) is credited with almost single-handedly creating an intellectual environment conducive to Yiddish, and his trilingual dictionary is an indispensable tool for research in Yiddish language and literature. This dictionary has been a classic since it originally appeared in New York in 1925.




Praise For Yiddish-English-Hebrew Dictionary

"I could not be more enthusiastic about this project. One cannot read Yiddish literature without Harkavy's 1928 dictionary. Dovid Katz's delightful and balanced introduction . . . is accessible and yet meticulously scholarly."-David Goldberg, Modern Language Association
-David Goldberg

"Among the most important books . . . in the field of Yiddish."-Ruth Wisse, Professor of Yiddish Literature, Harvard University
-Ruth Wisse

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