Uriel Weinreich: Contact Linguist, Historical Linguist, and Yiddishist Par Excellence
BRILL - Journal of Jewish Languages
Bleaman, Isaac L.
Uriel Weinreich was a renowned linguist, who, in addition to his work on linguistics generally, made significant contributions to both the study and teaching of Yiddish. This article is part of a special issue of the Journal of Jewish Languages commemorating Weinreich on the 50th yortsayt (anniversary of a death) of Weinreich's death in 1967. The article discusses his life, accomplishments and the influence he made broadly to the field of linguistics and more specifically to the linguistic study of Yiddish. Click on the link above to read the article. The .pdf may be downloaded for free.
Weinreich, Uriel, Social Sciences, Linguists, United States