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also Mish·na  (mĭsh′nə)
n. Judaism
1. The first section of the Talmud, being a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures as compiled about ad 200.
2. A paragraph from this section of the Talmud.
3. The teaching of a rabbi or other noted authority on Jewish laws.

[Mishnaic Hebrew mišnâ, repetition, instruction, from šānâ, to repeat; see ṯn in Semitic roots.]

Mish·na′ic (mĭsh-nā′ĭk) adj.


(ˈmɪʃnə; Hebrew miʃˈna)
n, pl Mishnayoth (mɪʃˈnɑːjəʊt; Hebrew miʃnaˈjɔt)
(Judaism) Judaism a compilation of precepts passed down as an oral tradition and collected by Judah ha-Nasi in the late second century ad. It forms the earlier part of the Talmud. See also Gemara
[C17: from Hebrew: instruction by repetition, from shānāh to repeat]
Mishnaic, ˈMishnic, ˈMishnical adj
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Noun1.Mishna - the first part of the TalmudMishna - the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200
Talmud - the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism
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