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The collection of ancient Rabbinic writings consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara, constituting the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.
[Mishnaic Hebrew talmûd, learning, instruction, from Hebrew lāmad, to learn; see lmd in Semitic roots.]
Tal·mu′dic (täl-mo͞o′dĭk, -myo͞o′-, tăl-), Tal·mu′di·cal (-dĭ-kəl) adj.
Tal′mud·ist (täl′mo͝o-dĭst, tăl′mə-) n.
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1. (Judaism) the primary source of Jewish religious law, consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara
2. (Judaism) either of two recensions of this compilation, the Palestinian Talmud of about 375 ad, or the longer and more important Babylonian Talmud of about 500 ad
[C16: from Hebrew talmūdh, literally: instruction, from lāmadh to learn]
Talˈmudic, Talˈmudical adj
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Tal•mud(ˈtɑl mʊd, ˈtæl məd)
1. the collection of Jewish law and tradition consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara.
2. the Gemara.
[1525–35; < Hebrew talmūdh literally, instruction]
Tal•mud′ic, Tal•mud′i•cal, adj.
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With the Tenakh, Judaism’s two most sacred collections of writings. This is a collection of legal and ethical writings, history, and folkore.
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|Noun||1.||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|
Gemara - the second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna
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Talmud[ˈtælmʊd] N → Talmud m
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Talmud[ˈtælmʊd] n → Talmud m
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