What is another word for Mishnah?

77 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mɪshnˈɑː], [ mɪshnˈɑː], [ m_ɪ_s_h_n_ˈɑː]

The Mishnah is a central text of Jewish law that contains the oral traditions and teachings of the rabbis. While the word "Mishnah" is the most commonly used term to refer to this text, there are several synonyms that are sometimes used. One common synonym is "Oral Torah," which emphasizes the fact that the Mishnah is an oral tradition that was eventually written down. Other synonyms include "Talmud" (which can refer specifically to the Babylonian Talmud, which includes not only the Mishnah but also additional commentary and interpretation) and "Halakhah" (which refers specifically to Jewish legal rulings and practices).

Usage examples for Mishnah

The Rebbe, of blessed memory, explains a bit of the Mishnah to him upside down.
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The Mishnah books I brought with me.
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I have to tell you everything: I am still reading the Mishnah-I have got no Talmud yet.
"Stories and Pictures"
Isaac Loeb Peretz

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