bahur

noun

ba·​hur
variants or bachur or less commonly bochur
ˈbȯḵu̇r,
ˈbəḵər
or bocher
ˈbəḵər
plural bahurim or bachurim also bochurim
ˈbȯḵu̇rə̇m,
ˈbəḵər-,
-rēm
or bocherim
ˈbəḵər-
in Jewish use
: a young unmarried man : youth
specifically : a student in a Talmudic academy

called also yeshiva bocher

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew bāḥūr youth

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bahur was in 1902

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“Bahur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bahur. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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