noun She·ma \shə-ˈmä\

Definition of Shema

  1. :  the Jewish confession of faith made up of Deut 6:4–9 and 11:13–21 and Numbers 15:37–41

Origin and Etymology of shema

Hebrew shĕmaʽ hear, first word of Deuteronomy 6:4

First Known Use: 1706

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