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heder

[ khey-duhr; English khey-der, -hey- ]
/ ˈxeɪ dər; English ˈxeɪ dər, -ˈheɪ- /
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noun, plural ha·da·rim [khuh-dah-rim], /xəˈdɑ rɪm/, English he·ders.Yiddish.

(especially in Europe) a private Jewish elementary school for teaching children Hebrew, Bible, and the fundamentals of Judaism.
(in the U.S.) Talmud Torah (def. 2).

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also cheder.
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heder
/ Hebrew (ˈxɛdɛr, English ˈheɪdə) /

noun plural hadarim (xadaˈriːm)

a variant spelling of cheder
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