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(dʒuˈdɛz moʊ)

a language based on Old Spanish and written in Hebrew script, spoken by descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain in the 15th century.
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Noun1.Judeo-Spanish - the Spanish dialect spoken by Sephardic Jews but written in the Hebrew script
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain


B. N (Ling) → judeoespañol m, ladino m
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Her distinctive and emotional style brought a new interpretation to the medieval Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) song by incorporating more modern sounds of Andalusian flamenco, as well as combining instruments like the darbuka, oud, violin, cello, and piano.
The Judeo-Spanish (Judezmo, Ladino) became the common language among them.
When it comes to Judeo-Spanish (also labeled Ladino, Sephardic, and Djudeo-espanyol), the catalogue lists 110,000 speakers, that it is spoken in Israel, Salonika, and Turkey and, with regards to it legal status, that "it is not recognized anywhere.
There are) Jews who come from Arab lands, Jews who speak Ladino (a Judeo-Spanish language)," she continued.
Continue reading on Mashallah News An ancient melancholy Over 3,500 kilometres from the Iberian Peninsula -- not to mention a temporal separation of half a millennium -- Jak Esim, a Sephardic Jew, houses in his Istanbul home what he believes is the most comprehensive archive of Judeo-Spanish folk music in the world.
Ora de Despertar is a children's album entirely in Ladino, a language also known as Judeo-Spanish, primarily spoken among Sephardic Jews and also used in Sephardic religious texts, secular literature, and songs.
In the present study, two such derivational phenomena will be described in Judeo-Spanish (JS), a language which is based on medieval Iberian Spanish.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The recently screened documentary "Las Ultimas Palavras" (The Last Words) has revealed that the Judeo-Spanish language, also known as Ladino, is on the verge of extinction in Turkey, which director Rita Ender believes to be the result of violations of minority rights.
They retain the Judeo-Spanish dialect called Ladino.
I have heard Ladino, the Judeo-Spanish of the time of the Expulsion, spoken in Sofia, Buenos Aires and Istanbul,' says Vara de Rey.
It is difficult to estimate how many people can benefit from the new measure but Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz Gallardon estimated in 2012 that there are about 250,000 people around the world who speak Judeo-Spanish, a language used by Jews originating from Spain.
Jane Gerber provides a historical overview of Sephardic groups in the United States, pointing out that, among other factors, the cohesion and strong rabbinical leadership of Syrians distinguished them from Judeo-Spanish speakers.