[ Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd /
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noun, plural me·lam·dim [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim]. /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑmˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑm dɪm/. Hebrew.
a teacher in a Jewish school, especially a heder.
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Origin of melamed
məlammēd literally, teacher
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If so, it would behoove Yaalon, and Melamed, to reveal the details of their conversations.Why Did a Controversial Yeshiva Regain Israeli Government Approval?|Zack Parker|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Reb Peretz concluded the reading of Reb Feive's letter by good naturedly calling him "foolish melamed."The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan