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1. a Yiddish slang word for bastard
2. (Judaism) Judaism a child of an incestuous or adulterous union
[from Hebrew]


(ˈmɒm zər)

n. Slang.
1. a bastard.
2. a rascal.
[1555–65; < Late Latin mamzēr < Hebrew; in recent American E < Yiddish < Hebrew]
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In the last quarter of this year, the RTA will release a tender for constructing internal roads at Mamzer, Nahda 1 and Oud Mateena 2," he added.
Lanternier F, Boutboul D, Menotti J, Chandesris MO, Sarfati C, Mamzer Bruneel MF, et al.
Children that she may have in a relationship with another Jewish man would be considered unlawful (mamzerim) according to Jewish law (78) because an agunah cannot marry a Jew, unless the intended spouse is also a mamzer or a proselyte.
An Israelite is given precedence over a challal, (26) a challal over a shituki, (27) a shituki over an asufi, (28) an asufi over a mamzer, (29) a mamzer over a netin, (3) and a netin over a convert.
A Holocaust survivor quieted his fellow demonstrator, and told him not to have any exchanges with the neighbor, "no matter what that mamzer shouts at you.
Dubai Water and Electricity Authority has also recently placed an order with Siemens for the supply test and commissioning of its Mamzer Beach 400/132
The RTA has specified locations for using jet skis which include the area between Jumeirah 3 and Umm Suqeim 1 for jet skiing by individuals, and Al Mamzer location for jet skiing by companies.
4) The state of being a mamzer ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
I remember most the invectives our Hebrew School teacher hurled at us--"Bom, shrinker mamzer.
When reported to Samuel he said: for example, a widow married to a high priest, a divorcee or a woman who has received halitzah married to a rank-and-file priest, a mamzeret or Gibeonite woman married to an Israelite, a daughter of an Israelite married to a mamzer or Gibeonite.
This is the only reason that it is not considered adultery, and the child is not a mamzer.