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[muh-sawr-uh, -sohr-uh] /məˈsɔr ə, -ˈsoʊr ə/

a collection of critical and explanatory notes on the Hebrew text of the Old Testament, compiled from the 7th? to 10th centuries a.d. and traditionally accepted as an authoritative exegetic guide, chiefly in matters of pronunciation and grammar.


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    [mas-uh-reet] /ˈmæs əˌrit/ noun 1. one of the writers or compilers of the Masorah. 2. a person who is versed in the Masorah. /ˈmæsəˌriːt/ noun 1. a member of the school of rabbis that produced the Masora 2. a Hebrew scholar who is expert in the Masora

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    [mas-uh-ret-ik] /ˌmæs əˈrɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the or the Masoretes. /ˌmæsəˈrɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the Masora, the Masoretes, or the system of textual criticism and explanation evolved by them

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  • Maspero

    [mas-puh-roh] /mas pəˈroʊ/ noun 1. Sir Gaston Camille Charles [gas-tawn ka-mee-yuh sharl] /gasˈtɔ̃ kaˈmi yə ʃarl/ (Show IPA), 1846–1916, French Egyptologist.

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