Aggadah

noun Ag·ga·dah \ ə-ˈgä-də , -ˈgȯ- ; ˌä-gä-ˈdä \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Aggadah

plural Aggadot play \ə-ˈgä-ˌdōt, -ˌdōth, -ˌdōs\
:ancient Jewish lore forming especially the nonlegal part of the Talmud

Origin and Etymology of aggadah

borrowed from Jewish Babylonian Aramaic aggādhāh & Mishnaic Hebrew haggādhāh, literally, "telling, tale, lesson"


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