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melamed

or me·lam·med

[ 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.

Nearby words

melaena, melagra, melaka, melaleuca, melalgia, melamed, melamine, melamine resin, melammed, melampus, melan-

Origin of melamed

məlammēd literally, teacher
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Examples from the Web for melamed

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