sopher

[ 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·pher·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.


Nearby words

  1. sopa,
  2. sopaipilla,
  3. soper,
  4. soph,
  5. sophar,
  6. sophi,
  7. sophia,
  8. sophie,
  9. sophism,
  10. sophist

Origin of sopher

From the Hebrew word sōphēr

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Examples from the Web for sopher

  • A special officer was appointed over this contingent, who was called the enumerator (Sopher), or the keeper of the rolls.