[ soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer ]
/ ˈsoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew sɔˈfɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛr /
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.
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.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz