publication . Article . 2017

Cyril Aslanov, “Mainstream Hebrew and Transit Camp Hebrew: Two Sides of the Same Coin?”, Carmillim. For the Study of Hebrew and Related Languages (HA‘IVRIT VE’AḤYOTEHA), 12 (2016): pp. 5-18 [in Hebrew].

Aslanov, Cyril;
Open Access Hebrew
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; This article deals with two varieties of substandard Hebrew that are both influenced by ethnic substrates. One variety is the Yiddishized substandard of mainstream Hebrew that is in use among Israelis of Ashkenazi origin. In spite of the divergences of this variety of Modern Hebrew from the norm, it enjoys a paradoxical prestige owing to its being a status symbol of the Ashkenazi establishment. One of the manifestations of its divergence from the norm is its tendency to insert foreign words (Yiddish in the past; English nowadays) to the basic lexical stock of mainstream Hebrew.The other variety of infranormative Hebrew that is described i...
free text keywords: Modern Hebrew, substratic influences, Arabic dialects, [SHS.LANGUE]Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics, [SHS.CLASS]Humanities and Social Sciences/Classical studies
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