shiur

/ (ˈʃiʊr, ʃiˈʊːr) /

noun plural shiurim (ʃiʊˈrim, ʃiˈʊːrim)

a lesson, esp one in which a passage of the Talmud is studied together by a group of people

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Word Origin for shiur

from Hebrew, literally: measurement
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