רבי

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Aramaic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

רִבִּי (ribbīm (plural רבנא)

  1. rabbi, spiritual teacher
  2. master

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

רב (rav, master) +‎ ־י (-i, my)

Noun[edit]

רבי (rabbi) m

  1. rabbi, spiritual teacher

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew and Aramaic רבי (rabbi, spiritual teacher).

Noun[edit]

רבי (rebem, plural רביס (rebes) or רביים (rabeim), accusative and dative רבין (rebn)

  1. (historical, or, Hasidic) rabbi

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is one of the few Yiddish nouns that declines. The accusative and dative are both רבין (rebn).

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