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 (hĭ-brā′ĭk) also He·bra·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their language or culture.

[Middle English Ebraik, from Late Latin Hebrāicus, from Greek Hebraikos, from Hebraios; see Hebrew.]

He·bra′i·cal·ly adv.


(hɪˈbreɪɪk) ,




1. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their language or culture
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their language or culture
Heˈbraically adv


(hɪˈbreɪ ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their culture.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin Hebraicus < Greek Hebraïkós=Hebra(îos) Hebrew + -ikos -ic]
He•bra′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Hebraic - of or relating to the language of the Hebrews; "Hebrew vowels"
2.Hebraic - of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews; "the old Hebrew prophets"


[hɪˈbreɪɪk] ADJhebraico
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He held that the English people had been too much occupied with the 'Hebraic' ideal of the Old Testament, the interest in morality or right conduct, and though he agreed that this properly makes three quarters of life, he insisted that it should be joined with the Hellenic (Greek) ideal of a perfectly rounded nature.
'Merely, my dear fellow, that I have the honour and pleasure of a speaking acquaintance with such a Patriarch as you describe, and that I address him as Mr Aaron, because it appears to me Hebraic, expressive, appropriate, and complimentary.
Mazrui argues that behind African Islamic and Christian traditions was always 'the shadow of Moses'--Jewish and Hebraic influences.
Appropriation of Arabic names occurred through the process of alliteration, finding - or even inventing - a Hebraic word resembling the Arabic word.
The Luther Bible is a translation of the Old Testament from the ancient Hebraic and Aramaic as well as the New Testament from ancient Greek into early modern High German.
125, sonically the best recording in the set, Ernst Bloch's Schelomo: Hebraic Rhapsody, but also works of more chamber dimensions: Martinu's Concertino for cello, winds, percussion, and piano, H 143, and Ibert's Concerto for cello and minds, performed with Martin Turnovsky and the Chamber Philharmonic, a unique wind ensemble founded by Libor Pesek in 1958.
The codes are often referred to for their religious importance, however, in fact, in Hebraic history they were in part legal codes governing the social conduct of the societies to which they applied.
This rendition blinds us to that other part of the American soul, rhe Hebraic Puritan part, without which no full accounting of America is possible.
Whether identifying with a Hebraic or Israelite ancestry or simply from a newfound spiritual volition to follow Mosaic Law, he says these emerging groups with heretofore unknown or hotly disputed ties to established Jewish communities elsewhere are increasingly seeking to become part of what is called in Hebrew klal ysrael: the worldwide Jewish community.
In this new work, Farber reworks Oscar Wilde's play with ancient Arabic and Hebraic texts.
It's pronounced "bry" as in "bribe" or, more relevantly, "fry." Think of it as a kind of Hebraic French toast.
Mother Jones' Gilson wrote that the 240-page assessment described Hitler as an insecure, impotent, masochistic and suicidal neurotic who saw himself as 'the destroyer of an antiquated Hebraic Christian superego Sexually he is a full-fledged masochist his old acquaintances say that he is incapable of consummating the sexual act in a normal fashion.'