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Synonym: Rabbinic Hebrew
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1. Introduction

Although most of the biblical lexicon is used in Rabbinic Hebrew, either as part of the latter’s own vocabulary or in reference to biblical passages, i.e., quotations or allusions, many biblical words and phrases do not appear in the Mishnah, in either of the Talmuds, in the midras…

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Shivtiel, Avihai, “Synonym: Rabbinic Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000361>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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