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Mishnah

or Mish·na

[ English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mish-nuh; Sephardic Hebrew meesh-nah ]
/ English, Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɪʃ nə; Sephardic Hebrew miʃˈnɑ /
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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.

the collection of oral laws compiled about a.d. 200 by Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi and forming the basic part of the Talmud.
an article or section of this collection.

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Origin of Mishnah

First recorded in 1600–10, Mishnah is from the Medieval Hebrew word mishnāh literally, teaching by oral repetition

OTHER WORDS FROM Mishnah

Mish·na·ic [mish-ney-ik], /mɪʃˈneɪ ɪk/, Mishnic, Mish·ni·cal, adjectivepost-Mish·na·ic, adjectivepost-Mishnic, adjectivepost-Mish·ni·cal, adjective
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