noun, plural Mish·na·yoth, Mish·na·yot, Mish·na·yos [English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mish-nuh-yohs; Sephardic Hebrew meesh-nah-yawt] /English, Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌmɪʃ nəˈyoʊs; Sephardic Hebrew miʃ nɑˈyɔt/, English Mish·nahs. Judaism.
Origin of Mishnah
OTHER WORDS FROM MishnahMish·na·ic [mish-ney-ik] /mɪʃˈneɪ ɪk/, Mish·nic, Mish·ni·cal, adjectivepost-Mish·na·ic, adjectivepost-Mish·nic, adjectivepost-Mish·ni·cal, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for mishnah
Nearly 2,000 years ago, in the Mishnah, rabbis puzzled out 39 activities that constitute work and are forbidden on Shabbat.
The Rebbe, of blessed memory, explains a bit of the Mishnah to him upside down.Stories and Pictures|Isaac Loeb Peretz
This collection is the Mishnah; and the text as we have it now represents, in the main, the code of Rabbi.
It was a Commentary on the Mishnah, and was written in Arabic.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
Babylonia had risen into supreme importance for Jewish life at about the time when the Mishnah was completed.
This development of the Mishnah is in each case called Gemara.