[guh-mahr-uh; Sephardic Hebrew guh-mah-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew guh-maw-ruh]
Related formsGe·ma·ric, adjectiveGe·ma·rist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. Judaism the main body of the Talmud, consisting of a record of ancient rabbinical debates about the interpretation of the Mishna and constituting the primary source of Jewish religious lawSee also Talmud
Derived FormsGemaric, adjectiveGemarist, noun

Word Origin for Gemara

C17: from Aramaic gemārā completion, from gemār to complete
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