Gemara

noun
Ge·​ma·​ra | \ gə-ˈmär-ə How to pronounce Gemara (audio) , -ˈmȯr- How to pronounce Gemara (audio) \

Definition of Gemara

: a commentary on the Mishnah forming the second part of the Talmud

Other Words from Gemara

Gemaric \ gə-​ˈmär-​ik How to pronounce Gemaric (audio) , -​ˈmȯr-​ \ adjective
Gemarist \ gə-​ˈmär-​ist How to pronounce Gemarist (audio) , -​ˈmȯr-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Gemara

1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gemara

Aramaic gĕmārā completion

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“Gemara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gemara. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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