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The ordinary reference consultant, with greater than 20,000 entries starting from colloquial to literary Yiddish, plus: a grammar consultant, a pronunciation key, and directions for usage
Dr. Uriel Weinreich’s Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary has been praised through either students and Yiddish writers for its completeness, its awesome perception into the meanings of Yiddish phrases and expressions, and its specific presentation of Yiddish grammar and pronunciation. it's the paintings of 1 of this century’s so much renowned students of Yiddish language and tradition, and took 20 years to complete.
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They say work makes man kind-hearted and honest. % Snow is falling today, yellow and dingy. It fell yesterday, too, and a few days ago. I fancy it is the wet snow that has reminded me of that incident which I cannot shake off now. And so let it be a story A propos of the falling snow. French besides: en outre, hormis, d'ailleurs, sauf, en prime, et puis, de plus, outre. dingy: terne. distant: lointain, loin, distant, éloigné. falling: tombant, chute, abattant, choyant. haunting: hanter. honest: honnête, intègre, sincère, loyal.

And one may choose what is contrary to one's own interests, and sometimes one positively ought (that is my idea). One's own free unfettered choice, one's own caprice, however wild it may be, one's own fancy worked up at times to frenzy—is that very "most advantageous advantage" which we have overlooked, which comes under no classification and against which all systems and theories are French annoying: chagrinant, agaçant, ennuyant, indignant, gênant, ennuyeux, embêtant. boredom: ennui. countenance: encourager.

That is why there are so many "broad natures" among us who never lose their ideal even in the depths of degradation; and though they never stir a finger for their ideal, though they are arrant thieves and knaves, yet they tearfully cherish their first ideal and are extraordinarily honest at heart. Yes, it is only among us that the most incorrigible rogue can be absolutely and loftily honest at heart without in the least ceasing to be a rogue.

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