Kalmanovitch, Zelig

(1881-1944)
   Lithuanian Yiddish writer, philologist and translator. He was born in Latvia and settled in Vilna in 1929, where he joined the YTVO Institute and served as editor of its journal. In 1943 he was deported to a concentration camp in Estonia, where he was killed the following year. He published studies on Yiddish philology, the influence of Hebrew on Yiddish syntax, and Yiddish dialects. He also trans-lated various works into Yiddish.

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