Gemara

noun Ge·ma·ra \ gə-ˈmär-ə , -ˈmȯr- \

Definition of Gemara

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

Gemaric

play \gə-ˈmär-ik, -ˈmȯr-\ adjective

Gemarist

play \gə-ˈmär-ist, -ˈmȯr-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of gemara

Aramaic gĕmārā completion


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