Works in Yiddish Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Stylistics, History of Yiddish Studies (ALL © DOVID KATZ)
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2017

Recent Work in Yiddish Linguistics
New Bible translations into Lithuanian Yiddish
Responsa in Yiddish Linguistics
Litvish: An Atlas of Northeastern Yiddish (in progress)
Excerpts from interviews on YouTube
The Language of Litvak Gravestones: A Cultural Dictionary
Proposed Standard Yiddish forms for the Names of Towns and Cities in Lithuania

2015

Yiddish and Power (Palgrave Macmillan)

2014

Freewheeling Deconstruction of Max Weinreich
Knaanic in the Medieval and Modern Scholarly Imagination

2013

On Methodology in Yiddish Historical Linguistics
Reconstructing the Sound Pattern of 19th Century Ashkenazic Hebrew Poetry in Vilna
Mystery of the Eight-Pointed Western Litvak (Zámeter) Symbol on Jewish Gravestones

2012

Revised questionnaire
Excerpts from interviews on Facebook
Terms for 'Jesus' in Yiddish

2011

On the Status of Maps in Linguistic Research (with G. Beconytė)

2010

Talking of Love in Yiddish
Chapters in Yiddish 9
Chapters in Yiddish 8
Chapters in Yiddish 7
Chapters in Yiddish 6
Chapters in Yiddish 5
Chapters in Yiddish 4
Chapters in Yiddish 3

2009

Chapters in Yiddish 2
Chapters in Yiddish 1
Review of Michael Wex’s Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in all its Moods

2008


The entry "Yiddish" in the YIVO Encyclopedia
On the word beygl

2007

Afikoymen (afikomen) in Yiddish dialectology
[ed.] Yiddish Spelling Conventions for the Algemeyner Zhurnal

2006


Origin of the name Zalmen
Origin (and incarnations) of the name Shneur
Review of Jacobs

2005


The Legacy of Yudl Mark
The Oldest Word in the Yiddish Language
Semantics of the word Litvak in Yiddish
Shifting Semantics of the notion yidishíst
Speculations on the Etymology (and Meaning) of katóves
Symbology of the Variant Spellings of the word yidish in Yiddish

2004


The dangers of modern cartography

2003


The Gaon of Vilna's Yiddish Dialect (3.7 meg)

2001

Yiddish keyboard for Davkawriter

1999

Professors of Yiddish ‘decide’ that Yiddish is dead...

1998

The Religious Prestige of the Gaon and the Secular Prestige of Lithuanian Yiddish
Historical Semantics of the term Ashkenazim (3.7 meg)

1997

The “Yiddishist” book of Akiva-Yehosef Schlesinger (10.9 meg)
The Maharil and Yiddish (2.3 meg)

1996


Yiddish and Rotwelsch (4.2 meg)
Review of the Atlas Vol. II
Ber Borokhov's Philology and Literary History
A Thousand Years of Yiddish in the European Arena
Twelve Schools of Yiddish Linguistics over 600 Years

1995


On the Origins of Penultimate Stress (mileyl) in the Semitic Component of Yiddish
Review of the Atlas Vol. I
Twelve Letters from Solomon A. Birnbaum

1994

New Incarnations of an Old Debate: The (controversial) Lithuanian Yiddish based Standard Pronunciation (8.8 meg)

1993


East and West, Khes and Shin, and the Origins of Yiddish (6.9 meg)
The Phonology of Ashkenazic (13.4 meg)
Amended Amendments: Issues in Yiddish Stylistics [Tikney Takones. Fragn fun yidisher stilistik] (6.4 meg)

1992

[ed.] Code of Yiddish Spelling [Klal-takones fun yidishn oysleyg] (4.9 meg)
The Crisis of Yiddish Stylistics (1.8 meg)
On the shtumer alef in the Twenty-First Century [article accepted by Yidishe kultur but withdrawn by the author; another version appeared in Undzer tsayt].

1991


Antiquity of the Semitic Component in Yiddish (20.3 meg)
Hebrew translation by Benjamin Harshav (18.4 meg)
Katoves in the Late Twentieth Century (6.6 meg)
The Children of Heth and the Ego of Linguistics. A Story of Seven Yiddish Mergers (6.3 meg)
Solomon A. Birnbaum / Shloyme Birnboym (obituary)
The "Daytshmerish Scare" is a Thing of the Past! (3.2 meg)

1990

Older Yiddish Lexicography: Sources and Methods (12.4 meg)
Review of Frakes
Review of Frakes
Preface to Oxford Yiddish, vol. 1

1988


Origins of Yiddish Dialectology (5.1 meg)
Alexander Harkavy and his Trilingual Dictionary
On the Second Winter Symposium

1987

The Proto Dialectology of Ashkenaz (6.2 meg)
Grammar of the Yiddish Language (34.1 meg)
On the First Winter Symposium

1986

The Language of Josef Herz's Esther: Midwestern Yiddish (6.7 meg)
Course on Yiddish Dialectology (11.8 meg)

1985

Hebrew, Aramaic and the Rise of Yiddish (6.3 meg)

1983

Yiddish Dialectology (9.8 meg)
Twelfth and Thirteenth Century Yiddish (375 KB)

1982

Origins of the Semitic Component in Yiddish (PhD thesis, 7.7 meg)

1981


Review of Birnbaum (2.3 meg)

1980

Ber Borokhov, Pioneer of Yiddish Linguistics
The Wavering Yiddish Segolate and Sociolinguistic Reconstruction (6.7 meg)

1979

Internal Classification of the Western Yiddish Dialects (1.0 meg)

1978


Genetic Notes on Netherlandic Yiddish Vocalism (2.4 meg)
Historic Sources of the Semitic Component High Vowels (2.4 meg)
Judezmo & Yiddish: Proto Vocalism of their Hebrew & Aramaic Component (5.3 meg)
Semantic Classes Resistant to a Yiddish Sound Shift
Vocalic Diaphonemes of the Yiddish Dialects (5.0 meg)
Review of Goldsmith (6.6 meg)

1977

Reconstruction of the Proto Vocalism of the Semitic Component in Yiddish (4.5 meg)

1976

From Aramaic to Yiddish (April 1976 handouts to Dec. 1975 paper of the same name) (1.0 meg)

 
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