Karaism

noun
Kara·​ism | \ ˈker-ə-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Karaism (audio) , ˈka-rə-\

Definition of Karaism

: a Jewish doctrine originating in Baghdad in the eighth century that rejects rabbinism and talmudism and bases its tenets on Scripture alone

Other Words from Karaism

Karaite \ ˈker-​ə-​ˌīt How to pronounce Karaite (audio) , ˈka-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Karaism

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Karaism

Late Hebrew qĕrāīm Karaites, from Hebrew qārā to read

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