melammed

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid]

noun, plural me·lamm·dim [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑmˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑm dɪm/. Hebrew.


Nearby words

  1. melaleuca,
  2. melalgia,
  3. melamed,
  4. melamine,
  5. melamine resin,
  6. melampus,
  7. melan-,
  8. melancholia,
  9. melancholia attonita,
  10. melancholiac

melamed

or me·lam·med

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid]

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.

Origin of melamed

məlammēd literally, teacher

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