רבי

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Aramaic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

רִבִּי (ribbīm (plural רבנא‎)

  1. rabbi, spiritual teacher
  2. master

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: ῥαββί (rhabbí) (see there for further descendants)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

רַב(ráv, master) +‎ ־י(-i, my)

Noun[edit]

רַבִּי (rabím

  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(rabeyem), accusative and dative רבין(rebn)

  1. (historical or Hasidic) rabbi
    איינער האָט ליב דעם רבין און דער אַנדערער די רביצין.‎‎
    eyner hot lib dem rebn un der anderer di rebetsin.
    One man loves the rabbi and the other one loves the rebbetzin.

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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