I approve the registration of yi-Latn (Yiddish, in Latin script)
everson at evertype.com
Mon Jan 6 18:23:51 CET 2003
LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM
Name of requester : Sean M. Burke
E-mail address of requester: sburke at cpan.org
Tag to be registered : yi-latn
English name of language : Yiddish, in Latin script
Native name of language (transcribed into ASCII): Yidish mit lateinishe oysjes
Reference to published description of the language (book or article):
Rabbi Benjamin Blech. "Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish".
Alpha Books, 2000. ISBN: 0028633873
Olsvanger, Immanuel. "Reyte pomerantsen : Jewish folk humor". New
York: Schocken Books 
Betsky-Zweig, Sarah. "Onions and cucumbers and plums; 46 Yiddish
poems in English." Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1958.
Conference on Yiddish Dialectology (1965 : New York, N.Y.) "The field
of Yiddish; studies in language, folklore, and literature. Third
collection, edited by Marvin I. Herzog, Wita Ravid and Uriel
Weinreich." The Hague, Mouton, 1969.
Weinreich, Max. "History of the Yiddish language". Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 1980. [Translation of "Geshikhte fun der
Kerler, Dov-Ber. "The origins of modern literary Yiddish" Oxford:
Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. [uses both
Latin and Hebrew script for Yiddish]
Zuckerman, Marvin S. "Learning Yiddish in easy stages". Malibu: J.
Simon/Pangloss Press, 1987. [uses both Latin and Hebrew script for
Birnbaum, Salomo A. "Yiddish, a survey and a grammar". Toronto;
Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, c1979. [uses both Latin and
Hebrew script for Yiddish]
Any other relevant information:
If you tag something with yi-latn, this only specifies that it's
Yiddish in Latin script -- it doesn't specify which of the many
different spelling systems are being used.
The primary language-tag for Yiddish used to be "ji", but was changed
to "yi" in 1989.
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