For Yiddish words used by English-speaking Jews (that are not necessarily English), see Yinglish.
This is a list of English language words of Yiddish language origin, many of which have entered the language by way of American English or Cockney. Spelling of some of these words may be variable (for example, schlep is also seen as shlep, schnoz as shnozz, and so on). Many of these words are more common in the entertainment industry, via vaudeville, the Catskills/Borscht Belt, and Hollywood. Others are more regionally oriented, e.g. in the New York City metropolitan area.Yiddish is a Germanic language originally spoken by the Jews of Eastern Europe, written in the Hebrew alphabet, and containing a substantial substratum of words from Hebrew as well as numerous loans from Slavic languages. Bartleby on Yiddish For that reason, it is worth noting that some of these words listed below are in fact of Hebrew or Slavic origin, but have entered the English language via their Yiddish forms. Sin