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sofer

[soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer] /ˈsoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew sɔˈfɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛr/
noun, plural soferim
[soh-fer-im; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fe-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fe-rim] /ˈsoʊ fər ɪm; Sephardic Hebrew sɔ fɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛ rɪm/ (Show IPA).
(often initial capital letter) Judaism.
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Origin of sofer
< Hebrew sōphēr
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