Groyser Verterbukh fun der Yidisher Shprakh/ Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language. In Four Volumes. Incomplete, but all publ
by Mark, Yudel & Joffe, Judah, edited by.
Yiddish Dictionary Committee, Inc.
1961, 66, 71, 8
Quartos, red cloth with gold lettering, light soiling, xxxii, 508 + xxxii, 509-1096 + xxiv, 1097-1708 + xxiix, 1709-2333, vii pp.
In Yiddish. This massive work reached only the conclusion of Aleph, but because of the significance of that letter yielded 80,000 entries, one third of the entire Yiddish vocabulary. The work was planned to go thirteen volumes, but the deaths of Joffe and then Mark as well as many of their over 300 correspondent brought the work to a half. Perhaps someone will come along and work with whatever notes remain for the rest of the Yiddish vocabulary. Until then we will have to make do with this great achievement as is.
Language: Yiddish language
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 13542