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heder

noun he·der \ˈḵā-dər, ˈḵe-\

Definition of heder

  1. :  an elementary Jewish school in which children are taught to read the Torah and other books in Hebrew



Variants of heder

also cheder play \ˈḵā-dər, ˈḵe-\

Origin of heder

Yiddish kheyder, from Hebrew ḥedher room


First Known Use: 1882


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "heder"


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