daf yomi


daf yomi (dahf YOH-mee) listen
daf yomi (dahf YOH-mee) listen


  • n. The program of study of a page of Talmud every day, taking approximately 7 years and 5 months.

  • n. The page of Talmud studied on a particular day.

Example Sentences

  • "Do you learn daf yomi?"

    Listen to recordings of this sentence: ( Recording 1)
  • "What's that about the rabbi introducing a Daf Yomi class every evening?" (Glinert)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • דף יומי, lit. 'daily page'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).


  • Can refer to the actual page of Talmud being studied or the program of study itself.

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