mora

Pronunciations

morah (moh-RAH) listen
morah (MOE-ruh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Female teacher.

Example Sentences

  • "Morah Ariella said we should bring them home." (student at a Conservative Jewish day school in Los Angeles)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • מורה

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      morah

Notes

  • Moreh is a male teacher (also spelled מורה)

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