Elementary manual of the Yiddish language with exercises & conversations by J. Mazin

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Statementcompiled by Jacob R. Mazin.
SeriesSteven Spielberg digital Yiddish library -- no. 11929
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL22876449M

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Elementary manual of the Yiddish language with exercises & conversations by Mazin, J. (Jacob Raphael)Pages: A manual and grammar of the Yiddish language Mazin, J, De Woolf, S This edition was published in by R.

Mazin in London. It was digitized and added to the library in January A manual and grammar of the Yiddish language Paperback – January 1, by J. Mazin (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — 5/5(1).


A manual and grammar of the Yiddish language by Mazin, J. (Jacob Raphael); De Woolf, S. The workbook is structured around 25 short units, each presenting relevant grammar points which are explained using multiple examples in jargon-free language. Basic Yiddish is suitable for both class use as well as independent study.

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