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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.


(ˈmɪʃnə; Hebrew miʃˈna)
n, pl Mishnayoth (mɪʃˈnɑːjəʊt; Hebrew miʃnaˈjɔt)
(Judaism) Judaism a compilation of precepts passed down as an oral tradition and collected by Judah ha-Nasi in the late second century ad. It forms the earlier part of the Talmud. See also Gemara
[C17: from Hebrew: instruction by repetition, from shānāh to repeat]
Mishnaic, ˈMishnic, ˈMishnical adj
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Noun1.Mishna - the first part of the TalmudMishna - the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200
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
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Analyzing the placement of pedagogical whipping in key sources from the early rabbinic corpus (primarily from the Mishna and Tosefta), the present section will highlight how the earliest rabbis (the tannaim) conceptualized this act as a obligation incumbent upon a teacher requiring a posture of simultaneous compassion and distance.
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