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melamed

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd/
noun, plural melamdim
[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑmˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑm dɪm/ (Show IPA).
Hebrew.
1.
a teacher in a Jewish school, especially a heder.
Also, melammed.
Origin
məlammēd literally, teacher
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