Judeo-Persian language
(1,826 words)

Judeo-Persian is the name given to a large group of similar and usually mutually intelligible dialects of Persian spoken or written by Iranian Jews. Linguistically, Iran stretches from Afghanistan in the east, through Bukhara, to eastern Turkey and Iraq in the west, a…

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Thamar E. Gindin, “Judeo-Persian language”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 29 March 2017
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 978900417678, 3153



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