[khey-duhr; English khey-der, hey-]
noun, plural cha·da·rim [khuh-dah-rim] /xəˈdɑ rɪm/, English che·ders. Yiddish.
  1. heder. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for chadarim



noun plural chadarim (xadaˈriːm) or English cheders Judaism
  1. (in Western countries) elementary religious education classes, usually outside normal school hours
  2. more traditionally, a full-time elementary religious school
  3. informal a place of corrective instruction; prison

Word Origin for cheder

literally: room
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