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Targum

[tahr-goom; Sephardic Hebrew tahr-goom; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahr-goom]
noun, plural Targums Hebrew, Targumim [Sephardic Hebrew tahr-goo-meem; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahr-goo-mim] .
a translation or paraphrase in Aramaic of a book or division of the Old Testament.

Origin:
< Aramaic targūm literally, paraphrase, interpretation

Targumic, adjective
Targumist, noun
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Targum (ˈtɑːɡəm, Hebrew tarˈɡum)
 
n
an Aramaic translation, usually in the form of an expanded paraphrase, of various books or sections of the Old Testament
 
[C16: from Aramaic: interpretation]
 
Targumic
 
adj
 
Tar'gumical
 
adj
 
'Targumist
 
n

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