Definition of shiur in English:


Syllabification: shi·ur
Pronunciation: /SHēˈo͝or

noun (plural shiurim /SHēˈo͝orim, SHē-o͝oˈrēm/)

  • A Talmudic study session, usually led by a rabbi.
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    • I also had the privilege of sharing numerous early morning shiurim with your father.
    • To try to pray and attempt to learn on a daily basis - one article or one shiur at a time - bringing me to this inspiring and uplifting article.
    • Idit, my daughter, pointed out to me that the Hebrew for set measure, shiur, is also the word for lesson.

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