Shlepn - שלעפן
Shlepn - שלעפן \SHLEP-en\ Verb \ Past Participle: Geshlept: To drag, haul, carry, lug, tug, pull, draw (with reflexive zikh [זיך] - to trudge, plod along). Pronunciation: Click here to hear a native Yiddish speaker use this word in conversation. Synonyms: shepn (שעפן), tsien (ציען), tsupn (צופן). German equivalents: fördern, schleifen, tragen, zerren, ziehen. Etymology: The word derives from...
Index to Yiddish Periodicals
For those interested, the Index to Yiddish Periodicals, an ongoing project of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Beth Shalom Aleichem (Tel-Aviv), is a fabulous resource for those who wish to investigate the wealth of Yiddish periodical literature published in Europe, America, and Israel (Palestine) in the years before and after the Second World War. It comprises approximately 210,000 (!)...
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