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Fleischer, Jürg. 2005. Surbtaler und Hegauer Jiddisch. Texte und Tonaufnahmen zum Westjiddischen in der Schweiz und Südwestdeutschland. [Surbtal and Hegau Yiddish. Texts and recordings on West Yiddish in Switzerland and Southwest Germany.] (Beihefte zum Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry 4). Berlin: De Gruyter. XIII+327 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This study presents transcriptions, translations, and commentaries on recordings of West Yiddish dialects in Switzerland and Southwest Germany, areas where this dialect variety asserted itself for quite a long time. Research focuses in particular on the sociolinguistic situation and the impact of the co-territorial German dialects.