Yiddish vs. Hebrew

Yiddish vs. Hebrew — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Yiddish and Hebrew

Yiddishnoun

The language historically of Ashkenazic Jews of Central and Eastern Europe, resulting from a fusion of elements derived principally from medieval German dialects and secondarily from Hebrew and Aramaic, various Slavic languages, and Old French and Old Italian.

Hebrewnoun

A member of an ancient Semitic people claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; an Israelite.

Yiddishnoun

a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

Hebrewnoun

A descendant of this people; a Jew.

Hebrewnoun

The Semitic language of the ancient Hebrews.

Hebrewnoun

Any of the various later forms of this language, especially the language of the Israelis.

Hebrewnoun

Hebrews (used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.

Hebrewnoun

the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel

Hebrewnoun

a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

Hebrewadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews;

the old Hebrew prophets

Hebrewadjective

of or relating to the language of the Hebrews;

Hebrew vowels