lamdan

noun

lam·​dan
lämˈdän,
ˈlämdən
variants or less commonly lamden
ˈlämdən
plural lamdanim
ˌlämˌdäˈnēm;
lämˈdänə̇m,
-dȯn-,
-(ˌ)nēm
: a man learned in Jewish law : a Talmudic scholar

Word History

Etymology

lamdan from Hebrew lamdān, literally, one who has learned, from lāmadh to learn; lamden from Yiddish, from Hebrew lamdān

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“Lamdan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamdan. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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