Definition of shiur in English:

shiur

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːʊə
 
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noun (plural shiurim /-rɪm/)

Judaism
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.

Origin

from Hebrew ši‘ūr 'measure, portion'.

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