Targum

noun
Tar·​gum | \ ˈtär-ˌgu̇m How to pronounce Targum (audio) , -ˌgüm \

Definition of Targum

: an Aramaic translation or paraphrase of a portion of the Old Testament

First Known Use of Targum

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Targum

Late Hebrew targūm, from Aramaic, translation

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“Targum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Targum. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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