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Gemara

Line breaks: Gem¦ara
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈmɑːrə
 
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Definition of Gemara in English:

noun

(the Gemara)
A rabbinical commentary on the Mishnah, forming the second part of the Talmud.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Aramaic gĕmārā 'completion'.

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