cheder

cheder

[khey-duhr; English khey-der, hey-]
noun, plural chadarim [khuh-dah-rim] . English, cheders. Yiddish.
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cheder or Hebrew heder (ˈxɛdɛr, English ˈheɪdə, ˈxɛdɛr, English ˈheɪdə)
 
n , pl English chadarim, cheders
1.  (in Western countries) elementary religious education classes, usually outside normal school hours
2.  more traditionally, a full-time elementary religious school
3.  informal a place of corrective instruction; prison
 
[literally: room]
 
heder or Hebrew heder (ˈxɛdɛr, English ˈheɪdə, ˈxɛdɛr, English ˈheɪdə, xadaˈriːm)
 
n
 
[literally: room]

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