[ soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer ]
/ ˈsoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew sɔˈfɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛr /
noun, plural so·fer·im [soh-fer-im; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fe-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fe-rim] /ˈsoʊ fər ɪm; Sephardic Hebrew sɔ fɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛ rɪm/. (often initial capital letter) Judaism.
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Origin of sofer
From the Hebrew word sōphēr
Words nearby sofer
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"Well, poor old George'll have to do his settin' in Sofer's store after the third o' June," said the other, chuckling.Anderson Crow, Detective|George Barr McCutcheon