[hee-brey-iz-uh m, -bree-]
- an expression or construction distinctive of the Hebrew language.
- the character, spirit, principles, or practices distinctive of the Hebrew people.
Origin of Hebraism
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Literally, "all the daughters of song," a Hebraism for birds.
The idea of Hellenism is to see things as they are: the idea of Hebraism is conduct and obedience.
And this discipline has been nowhere so effectively taught as in the School of Hebraism.
We want Hellenism for knowing and enjoying, Hebraism for acting, loving, and hoping.Platform Monologues
T. G. Tucker
Where Hellenism appealed to the senses, Hebraism appealed to the spirit.A Text-Book of the History of Painting
John C. Van Dyke
- a linguistic usage, custom, or other feature borrowed from or particular to the Hebrew language, or to the Jewish people or their culture
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Word Origin and History for hebraism
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