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MISHNA (mishnayoth)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mishna mean? 

MISHNA (noun)
  The noun MISHNA has 1 sense:

1. the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200

  Familiarity information: MISHNA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISHNA (noun)


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Meaning:

The first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Mishna; Mishnah

Instance hypernyms:

religious text; religious writing; sacred text; sacred writing (writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity)

Holonyms ("Mishna" is a part of...):

Talmud (the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism)


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