A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially
because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in
Venice to describe the part of the ...
Apr 27, 2014 ... The word "ghetto" is an etymological mystery. Is it from the Hebrew get, or bill of
divorce? From the Venetian ghèto, or foundry? From the ...
The word ghetto means slag, from the Latin word gettare, to pour or to cast. ... not
at first called Ghettos because that Italian name did not enter the European ...
Mar 4, 2009 ... Anatoly reviews possible origins of the word 'ghetto.' ... The supporters of the guet
etymology did not explain why a French word was used ..... I will give the whole
matter more thought and if I come up with more meat to put on ...
Define ghetto: a part of a city in which members of a particular group or race live
... Notice they did not say the "Jewish" community. ... WORD OF THE DAY ...
1610s, "part of a city in which Jews are compelled to live," especially in Italy, from
Italian ghetto "part of a city to which Jews are restricted," of unknown origin.
Jun 16, 2009 ... Many scholars use the term "ghetto" to describe a geographic area, .... by
jumping in here, but did you know that you come across as a racist, ...
May 20, 2013 ... Ghetto's etymology is uncertain, according to The Oxford English Dictionary. ...
linguist Anatoly Liberman speculates that the word might even come from ... but
Venetians did not intend to isolate the Jews all the time,” he says.
The translation of the term ghetto originally referred to the Venice Ghetto in the ....
The prevailing economic, political, and social disenfranchisement does not .....
ghetto (gĕt´ō), originally, a section of a city in which Jews lived; it has come to ...
The term "ghetto" originated in sixteenth-century Venice where it was used to
refer to the Jewish quarter. ... During World War II, the Nazis established more
than 400 ghettos for the purpose of isolating and controlling ... Did you like this