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CUNY Research Foundation (New York, NY 10036-8901)
Nathan Susskind (Project Director: May 1977 to present)
Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language [GYD]

To compile, process and interpret lexical material for the complete Encyclopedic "Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language" with emphasis on document and literary sources and oral informant data, applying linguistic computer technology. The Dictionary will contain over 200,000 Yiddish words from the 10th Century to today. During this phase, the project will develop linguistic computer programming and research for the expanded revised manuscript for volume five and subsequent volumes.

Project fields:

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$17,977 (approved)
$17,977 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1977 – 12/31/1980