Definition of Gemara in English:


Line breaks: Gem¦ara
Pronunciation: /gəˈmɑːrə


(the Gemara)
  • A rabbinical commentary on the Mishnah, forming the second part of the Talmud.
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    • We left off the last installment in the 3rd century with the writing of the Mishna and Gemara which became the Talmud.
    • The text of the Gemara is quoting the rabbis who lived from about 200 CE to about 500 CE.
    • From this Mishna we can understand the answer of the Gemara.


from Aramaic gĕmārā 'completion'.

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