1 definition by Lee Goddard

Top Definition
Largely European language of the Jewish population. Based on an amalgum of German syntax and grammar, with vocabulary from German and Hebrew, transcribed in the Hebrew alphabet, with loan words from many other Central and Eastern European languages (Czech, Magyar, Russian, Slovak, Polish).
"She spoke Yiddish in the kitchen, Ladino in the office, and softly in bed."

Example of Yiddish: "Oi vai!" (Literally "Oh, pain!" or "Oh, woe").
by Lee Goddard December 13, 2006
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.