Definition of shiur in English:

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shiur

Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːʊə/

noun (plural shiurim /ˈʃiːʊrɪm/)

Judaism
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.

Origin

From Hebrew ši‘ūr 'measure, portion'.

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