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Jewish (was: constructed romance) languages

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Thursday, January 21, 1999, 19:40
vardi wrote:

> In England I once went to a lecture by a Palestinian Arab citizen of > Israel (his definition), who presented what was, to put it mildly, a > critical view of Israel.
What language was the lecture given in? BTW, the current Ethnologue ( lists the following 27 Jewish languages (with country of use; some are extinct): ARABIC, JUDEO-IRAQI: Israel ARABIC, JUDEO-MOROCCAN: Israel ARABIC, JUDEO-TRIPOLITANIAN: Israel ARABIC, JUDEO-TUNISIAN: Tunisia ARABIC, JUDEO-YEMENI: Israel BUKHARIC: Israel DZHIDI: Iran HEBREW: Israel HEBREW, ANCIENT: Israel HULAULA: Israel ISRAELI SIGN LANGUAGE: Israel JUDEO-BERBER: Israel JUDEO-CRIMEAN TATAR: Uzbekistan JUDEO-GEORGIAN: Israel JUDEO-ITALIAN: Italy JUDEO-TAT: Israel KARAIM: Lithuania KNAANIC: Czech Republic LADINO: Israel LISHANA-DENI: Israel LISHANAN: Israel LISHANID NOSHAN: Israel SHUADIT: France YEVANIC: Israel YIDDISH: Israel YIDDISH SIGN LANGUAGE: Israel ZARPHATIC: France -- John Cowan You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)