Did the Sephardic Jews Speak Ladino?

  title={Did the Sephardic Jews Speak Ladino?},
  author={Remy Attig},
  journal={Bulletin of Spanish Studies},
  pages={831 - 838}
  • R. Attig
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • Bulletin of Spanish Studies
Abstract The term ‘Ladino’ has been used by some scholars to refer to the language spoken by the Sephardic Jews. Sometimes it has been used in referring to the language spoken by the Jews in Medieval Spain, while at other times scholars have used this term for the language spoken by the Sephardim of the Ottoman Empire in the centuries following their exile from Spain. Both definitions are listed in the dictionary of the Real Academia Española, but is the term accurately defined there? This… Expand
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