melamed

melamed

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid]
noun, plural melamdim [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim] . Hebrew.
a teacher in a Jewish school, especially a heder.
Also, melammed.


Origin:
məlammēd literally, teacher

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