[ ool-pahn, ool-pahn ]
/ ˈul pɑn, ulˈpɑn /

noun, plural ul·pa·nim [ool-pah-neem] /ˌul pɑˈnim/.

an institute or school for intensive study of Hebrew, especially by immigrants to Israel.

Origin of ulpan

1945–50; < Modern Hebrew: literally, instruction < Aramaic ūlpān
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Examples from the Web for ulpan

  • After working for over a year, he had saved up enough money to pay for Ulpan fees on his own.

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