rabban

[ rab-uh n, ruh-bahn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-bahn ]
/ ˈræb ən, rəˈbɑn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rɑˈbɑn /
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noun, plural rab·ba·nim [ruh-bah-nim, rah-buh-neem; Sephardic Hebrew rah-bah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-buh-nim, rah-baw-nim] /rəˈbɑ nɪm, ˌrɑ bəˈnim; Sephardic Hebrew rɑ bɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌrɑ bəˈnɪm, rɑˈbɔ nɪm/. Judaism.

master; teacher (used as a term of address and title of respect for a person ranking higher than a rabbi).

Nearby words

  1. rabal,
  2. rabat,
  3. rabato,
  4. rabaul,
  5. rabbah,
  6. rabbath ammon,
  7. rabbet,
  8. rabbet joint,
  9. rabbet plane,
  10. rabbeting

Origin of rabban

< Hebrew rabbān < Aramaic

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