or Mas·so·rete, Mas·o·rite
[ mas-uh-reet ]
/ ˈmæs əˌrit /
Save This Word!
one of the writers or compilers of the Masorah.
a person who is versed in the Masorah.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Words nearby Masorete
masonry, masonry cement, mason wasp, Masora, Masorah, Masorete, Masoretic, Maspero, mas. pil., Masqat, masque
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
British Dictionary definitions for Masorete
Massorete Masorite (ˈmæsəˌraɪt)
/ (ˈmæsəˌriːt) /
a member of the school of rabbis that produced the Masora
a Hebrew scholar who is expert in the Masora
Word Origin for Masorete
C16: from Hebrew māsōreth Masora
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012