Related formsGe·on·ic [gey-on-ik] /geɪˈɒn ɪk/, adjective
Definition for geonim (2 of 2)
noun, plural Ge·o·nim [Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ nɪm/, English Ga·ons.
Origin of Gaon
Related formsGa·on·ic [gey-on-ik] /geɪˈɒn ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for geonim
It was adopted by some of the later Geonim from the Muʿtazila.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
They accepted the decisions of the Geonim as law, without greatly troubling themselves as to their agreement with the Bible.
Far from condemning knowledge, the Geonim considered it as an aid and supplement to religion.
He helped to conciliate many by acknowledging Maimuni's greatness, and putting him on a level with the Geonim.
To make his decree legal and unimpeachable, David demanded the signatures of the two Geonim to the document prepared by him.