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Vos geystu arum, arum


Vos geystu arum, arum




Segal relates in Yiddish that she heard the song 30 years ago in Minsk from seamstresses who sewed in the house.

Her accent sounds American to this listener and she says “di lidl”, which may mean she or her parents speak a Litvish Yiddish (other dialects say “dos lidl”)


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“Vos geystu arum, arum,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 2, 2023,
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