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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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