Definition of shiur in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /SHēˈo͝or/

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

A Talmudic study session, usually led by a rabbi.
Example sentences
  • 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: shi·ur

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.