ISO 639-3 Code of Language
ISO 639-2/B Code : yid
ISO 639-2/T Code : yid
ISO 639-1 Code : yi
Scope : Macrolanguage
Language Type : Living
Language Name : Yiddish
Individual languages : Identifier : ydd - Name: Eastern Yiddish
Individual languages : Identifier : yih - Name: Western Yiddish

Names of Languages ISO 639-3 . 2013.

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  • Yid — Yid, n. [See {Yiddish}.] A Jew; now (1998) usually considered offensive or contemptuous. [Slang or Colloq.] Almost any young Yid who goes out from among her people. John Corbin. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yid — /yid/, n. Slang (disparaging and offensive). a Jew. [1885 90; < Yiddish yid JEW; cf. MHG jude, jüde] * * * …   Universalium

  • yid — (yid), n. usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting. However, the Yiddish word from which the English word derives is not derogatory. off sts sl.: extr. disp. and off …   From formal English to slang

  • yid — [yid] n. [< YIDDISH] JEW: a very offensive term of contempt …   English World dictionary

  • yid — [jıd] n taboo [Date: 1800 1900; : Yiddish; Origin: Middle High German Jude Jew ] a very offensive word for a Jewish person. Do not use this word …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yid — [ jıd ] noun count OFFENSIVE an extremely offensive word for a Jewish person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Yid — generally derogatory term for a Jew, 1874, from Yiddish use, where it is complimentary (see YIDDISH (Cf. Yiddish)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yid — ► NOUN informal, offensive ▪ a Jew …   English terms dictionary

  • Yid — The word Yid ( yi. ייִד, pronounced|jid) is a slang Jewish ethnonym. Its usage may be controversial in modern English language. It is not offensive when pronEng|ˈjiːd (rhyming with deed ), the way Yiddish speakers say it. When pronounced… …   Wikipedia

  • yid — bu·yid; say·yid; yid; yid·dish·ism; yid·dish·keit; yid·dish; yid·dish·ist; sa·yid; …   English syllables

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