[ 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

Words Nearby sopher Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sopher in a sentence

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

  • Joseph sopher tried the experiment of using nine horses in his team, driven three abreast.

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