[soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer]

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sopher

Historical Examples of sopher

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