By Chaim M. Weiser
Frumspeak examines the original linguistic behavior of Orthodox, native-born americans. This ebook seeks to attract comparisons with parallel phenomena of Jewish linguistic production together with Yiddish and Ladino and reaches into the linguistic realization of the yankee Orthodox group to bare how that group thinks, communicates, and educates.
The Jewish faith molds the nature of this group and determines the way it works, builds a house existence, celebrates, and educates teenagers. by means of concentrating on Jewish schooling, the neighborhood fosters an intimacy with the vintage basic texts of Judaism. those texts are replete with memorable linguistic formulations, bright imagery, and technical terminology, all of which govern the ways that Orthodox Jews face the demanding situations of day-by-day life.
Orthodox young ones frequently achieve educational publicity to stylish techniques years ahead of they must adopt the duties of maturity. With every one new come upon a connection with rabbinic literature is drawn upon, and the classical phrases turn into linked to tangible event. the result's the English, Hebrew, Aramaic, and Yiddish amalgam that this publication phrases Yeshivish.
Yeshivish grows more and more normal because the American Orthodox group keeps to develop right into a powerful, prepared physique accountable for its personal schooling and welfare. Frumspeak examines the origins of Yeshivish and makes an attempt to figure out its position in non secular and linguistic thought.
As a dictionary, Frumspeak offers definitions for Yeshivish phrases and indicates an English identical for every. each access strains the etymology of the unique observe to the purpose at which the observe enters the language. All definitions comprise a sentence drawn from genuine adventure, to exemplify every one which means and to tell apart it from others
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