rabbi

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From Late Latin rabbi, and its source Ancient Greek ῥαββί (rhabbi), from (post-biblical) Hebrew רבי (rabbi, my master), from רַב (ráv, master [of]) +‎ ־־י (-i, me).

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rabbi (plural rabbis)

  1. A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions.
  2. A Jew who is or is qualified to be the leader of a Jewish congregation.

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rabbi

  1. rabbi

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