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Gemara

[guh-mahr-uh; Sephardic Hebrew guh-mah-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew guh-maw-ruh] /gəˈmɑr ə; Sephardic Hebrew gə mɑˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew gəˈmɔ rə/
noun
1.
the section of the Talmud consisting essentially of commentary on the Mishnah.
2.
the Talmud.
Related forms
Gemaric, adjective
Gemarist, noun
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Gemara

/ɡɛˈmɔrə; Hebrew ɡɛmaˈra/
noun
1.
(Judaism) the main body of the Talmud, consisting of a record of ancient rabbinical debates about the interpretation of the Mishna and constituting the primary source of Jewish religious law See also Talmud
Derived Forms
Gemaric, adjective
Gemarist, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Aramaic gemārā completion, from gemār to complete
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