mesorah

Pronunciations

mesorah (meh-SOR-uh)

Definitions

  • n. Tradition.

Example Sentences

  • DovBear is committed to the idea that our mesorah overflows with competing and contradictory ideas. (source: JOFA blog)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • מסורה

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      mesora

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