Mishnah: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (Eng.,Ashk. Heb.mish'nuSeph. Heb.mēsh&sylpnä'), [key]
— pl. Mish•na•yoth, Mish•na•yot, Mish•na•yos Mish•nahs.
  1. the collection of oral laws compiled about a.d.200 by Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi and forming the basic part of the Talmud.
  2. an article or section of this collection.
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