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heder

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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

Origin and Etymology of heder

Yiddish kheyder, from Hebrew ḥedher room


First Known Use: 1882


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