Mumme Looshen: Procrasination again


By Philip Witriol
October 26, 2008
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I am abroad for three weeks, so this project will meet another delay.
This contents page serves to indicate the nature and scope of the work.

A (LONG,BUT NECESSARY) NOTE ON TRANSCRIPTION

PREFACE

CHAPTER I. ORIGINS

CHAPTER II. THE THE HEBREW ELEMENTS: GENERAL
1. Hebrew-in-Yiddish compared with Latin-in-English
2. I.H. Taviov’s Views on the Hebrew Elements
3. The Contribution of the Jewish Merchant Class
4. The Euphemistic Role of Hebrew
5. The Hebrew Elements in Yiddish Verbs

CHAPTER II. THE HEBREW ELEMENTS: EVOLUTION
1. Introductory and Phonology
2. Morphology
3. Semasiology

CHAPTER IV. THE GERMAN ELEMENTS
1. Introductory
2. Phonology - 1
3. Phonology - 2
4. Morphology and Syntax - 1
5. Morphology and Syntax - 2
6. Semasiology

CHAPTER V. THE SLAV ELEMENTS

CHAPTER VI. PROVERBS AND SAYINGS

CHAPTER VII. WORDS AND IDIOMS

CHAPTER VIII. FRIM-FROOM-FROMM

CHAPTER IX. THE TRAGEDY OF YIDDISH

BIBLIOGRAPHY

There are also four word and phrase lists for Yiddish, Hebrew-Aramaic, German and Middle High German, and Slav as well as an index. I may omit these given the searchable nature of computer documents.

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