Swedish-Yiddish-Swedish Dictionary

SND-ID: 2022-155-1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jean Hessel - The Institute of Language and Folklore, Swedish Language Council

Research principal

Institute for Language and Folklore - The Institute of Language and Folklore rorId


Yiddish-Swedish-Yiddish Dictionary contains around 8200 entries. It contains three parts: one Swedish-Yiddish part, one Yiddish-Swedish part where the search words are indexed according to the Hebrew alphabet and lastly one transcribed Yiddish-Swedish part where the searchwords follow a phonetical pronouncation according to the Swedish alphabet.

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Method and outcome

Data format / data structure

Data collection
Language resources

Resource type

Lexical conceptual resource

Foreseen use

NLP application

Lexical conceptual resource type

Word List

Creation mode


Encoding levels


Text part

  • Language

    • Yiddish (yid)

      Words: 8000

    • Swedish (swe)

      Words: 8000

  • Modality

    Written Language
  • Size

    Words: 8000

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Israel, North America, Europe, South America

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

The Institute of Language and Folklore


Peter David - Megilla-Förlaget

Gunnar Eriksson - The Institute of Language and Folklore, Swedish Language Council

Magnus Ahltorp - The Institute of Language and Folklore, Swedish Language Council

Maria Skeppstedt - The Institute of Language and Folklore, Swedish Language Council

Lennart Kerbel

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Research area

Language technology (computational linguistics) (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


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Ahltorp, M., Hessel, J., Eriksson, G., Skeppstedt, M., & Domeij, R. (2022). A Digital Swedish–Yiddish/Yiddish–Swedish Dictionary : A Web-Based Dictionary that is also Available Offline. In Proceedings of the EURALI Workshop @LREC2022. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sprakochfolkminnen:diva-2471
URN: urn:nbn:se:sprakochfolkminnen:diva-2471
SwePub: oai:DiVA.org:sprakochfolkminnen-2471

Kerbel, L., Hessel, J., & David, P. (2020). Jiddisch-svensk-jiddisch-ordbok. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sprakochfolkminnen:diva-1803
URN: urn:nbn:se:sprakochfolkminnen:diva-1803
SwePub: oai:DiVA.org:sprakochfolkminnen-1803

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