[tahr-goo m; Sephardic Hebrew tahr-goom; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahr-goo m]
noun, plural Tar·gums, Hebrew Tar·gu·mim [Sephardic Hebrew tahr-goo-meem; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahr-goo-mim] /Sephardic Hebrew tɑr guˈmim; Ashkenazic Hebrew tɑrˈgu mɪm/.
a translation or paraphrase in Aramaic of a book or division of the Old Testament.
Origin of Targum
From the Aramaic word targūm literally, paraphrase, interpretation
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an Aramaic translation, usually in the form of an expanded paraphrase, of various books or sections of the Old Testament
Word Origin for Targum
C16: from Aramaic: interpretation
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