plural ulpanim
: an Israeli study center for newcomers in which intensive training in Hebrew and cultural subjects is given

Word History


New Hebrew ūlpān, from Mishnaic Aramaic (bēth) ūlpānā (house) of study, from Aramaic alaph to teach, train

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“Ulpan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ulpan. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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