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sofer

[ soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer ]
/ ˈsoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew sɔˈfɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛr /
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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
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Example sentences from the Web for sofer

  • Moses Sofer, on the other hand, was a fanatical zealot and an active heretic-hunter.

  • "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
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