Mishnaic


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Mish·nah

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.
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Adj.1.Mishnaic - of or relating to the Mishna (the first part of the Talmud)Mishnaic - of or relating to the Mishna (the first part of the Talmud)
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