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the collection of Jewish law and tradition consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara and being either the edition produced in Palestine a.d. c400 or the larger, more important one produced in Babylonia a.d. c500.
the Gemara.
noun (Judaism)
the primary source of Jewish religious law, consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara
either of two recensions of this compilation, the Palestinian Talmud of about 375 ad, or the longer and more important Babylonian Talmud of about 500 ad
Talmud [(tahl-mood, tal-muhd)]

Collections of commentaries on biblical texts that form, with the Torah, the foundation for the religious laws of Judaism.


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  • Talmudic

    adjective 1. of or relating to the Talmud. 2. characterized by or making extremely fine distinctions; overly detailed or subtle; hairsplitting.

  • Talmudist

    noun 1. a person versed in the Talmud. 2. one of the writers or compilers of the Talmud. 3. a person who accepts or supports the doctrines of the Talmud. noun 1. a scholar specializing in the study of the Talmud 2. any of the writers of or contributors to the Talmud

  • Talmud-torah

    [Sephardic Hebrew tahl-mood taw-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahl-moo d toh-ruh, -muh d; English tahl-muh d tawr-uh, tohr-uh, tal-] /Sephardic Hebrew tɑlˈmud tɔˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈtɑl mʊd ˈtoʊ rə, -məd; English ˈtɑl məd ˈtɔr ə, ˈtoʊr ə, ˈtæl-/ noun, Hebrew. 1. (in Europe) a community-supported Jewish elementary school for teaching children Hebrew, Bible, and the fundamentals of […]

  • Talo-

    talo- pref. Talus: talocrural.

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