) KEY NOUN: Judaism
- The first section of the Talmud, being a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures as compiled about a.d. 200.
- A paragraph from this section of the Talmud.
- The teaching of a rabbi or other noted authority on Jewish laws.
Mishnaic Hebrew minâ
, repetition, instruction
, from nâ
, to repeat
; see n
in Semitic rootsOTHER FORMS:Mish·naic
k) KEY (Adjective)