mishnaic

Mishnah

[English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mish-nuh; Sephardic Hebrew meesh-nah]
noun, plural Mishnayoth, Mishnayot, Mishnayos [English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mish-nuh-yohs; Sephardic Hebrew meesh-nah-yawt] . English, Mishnahs. Judaism.
1.
the collection of oral laws compiled about a.d. 200 by Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi and forming the basic part of the Talmud.
2.
an article or section of this collection.
Also, Mishna.


Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Hebrew mishnāh literally, teaching by oral repetition

Mishnaic [mish-ney-ik] , Mishnic, Mishnical, adjective
post-Mishnaic, adjective
post-Mishnic, adjective
post-Mishnical, adjective
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Mishna (ˈmɪʃnə, Hebrew miʃˈna)
 
n , pl Mishnayoth
Judaism See also Gemara a compilation of precepts passed down as an oral tradition and collected by Judah ha-Nasi in the late second century ad. It forms the earlier part of the Talmud
 
[C17: from Hebrew: instruction by repetition, from shānāh to repeat]
 
Mishnaic
 
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'Mishnic
 
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'Mishnical
 
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Mishnaic
1718, "of or belonging to the Mishnah," the collection of oral law which forms the basis of the Talmud, from Heb., lit. "repetition, instruction," from shanah "to repeat," in post-Biblical Heb. "to teach or learn (oral tradition)."
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