- the head or president of the Sanhedrin.
Origin of Nasi
From the Hebrew word nāsī chief
- Lake, a lake in SW Finland: city of Tampere located on its S shore. 20 miles (32 km) long; 2–8 miles (3.2–12.9 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for nasi
Nasi recalls once arriving early at the office to hear Bernie, who must have assumed they were alone, screaming at his brother.
Unlike Nasi, who later went to college, most staff were barely educated bridge-and-tunnel types.
The head of the Academy was called Nasi (prince), also Patriarch.A Thousand Years of Jewish History
Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
By the Jews he was esteemed and venerated as their prince (Nasi).History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)
Verruca obliterata in bucca dextra et alia in nasi dextro latere.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus
One of these, styled prince (nasi), was the chief and the president of the court.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)
Walter M. Chandler
Nasi and some of the worst characters would sit scowling not far off, or follow us with loaded muskets.The Story of John G. Paton