Learn Yiddish

Learn phrases in the Yiddish language online by selecting the Yiddish sentences and phrases that you want to learn from the list. These cover a wide variety of Yiddish topics, including the numbers in Yiddish, days of the week in Yiddish, Yiddish greetings and the months in Yiddish.

The phrases have audio recorded by a native speaker, and are in both the Yiddish alphabet and a romanized version.

Yiddish phrases

A few first words. 1, A few first words. 2, Animals, Common Nouns 1, Common Nouns 2, Common Nouns 3, Common Yiddish Words. 1, Common Yiddish Words. 2, Conversation. Introductions, Conversational General. 1, Conversation. General. 2, Conversation. Filler words, Conversation. Expressions. 1, Conversation. Expressions. 2, Countries, Describing things. Colours, Describing things. Adjectives, Days. General, Days of the week, Family members, Food words, Food words. Fruit, Food words. General, Food words. Vegetables, Months of the year, Numbers. 1 to 10, Numbers. 11 to 20, Numbers. 30 to 1000, Health, Parts of the body, Places and buildings, Proverbs. 1, Proverbs. 2, Proverbs. 3, Question and size words, Talking about family, Time, The house, Useful words.

Grammatical points

Adjectival agreements, Illustrative sentences. 1, Illustrative sentences. 2, Plural nouns. Examples, Possessive adjectives, Questions. Examples, Verbs.

And a basic Yiddish grammar.

Yiddish proverbs

Learn some Yiddish proverbs such as 'Bay nakht zaynen ale ki royt'or 'An iberik volt hot nit keyn ort'.

Yiddish Proverbs. 1 Yiddish Proverbs. 2 Yiddish Proverbs. 3

Yiddish language learning games

As well as the flashcards for the Yiddish phrases and example sentences above, there are additional learning games for colours, days, fruit, months, numbers and vegetables.

Colours Fruit Numbers. 1 to 10 Numbers. 1 to 20

Test whether you know the difference between a karshn and floym, mer from a kroyt, can count from eyns to tsen and know bloy from grin.

Yiddish verbs

Learn Yiddish verbs such as 'zayn' (to be), 'hobn' (to have) and 'lebn' (to live).

Resources

Online Yiddish Dictionary
Hebrew and Yiddish songs
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