תורה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
י־ר־ה

Compare Aramaic אוֹרַיְתָא (ʾōrayṯā), Ge'ez ኦሪት (ʾorit). Arabic تَوْرَاة (tawrāh) is a Hebrew borrowing.

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תּוֹרָה (toráf (plural indefinite תּוֹרוֹת, singular construct תּוֹרַת־, plural construct תּוֹרוֹת־)

  1. Torah, the Law, the Pentateuch
    • Joshua 1:7, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      רַק חֲזַק וֶאֱמַץ מְאֹד לִשְׁמֹר לַעֲשׂוֹת כְּכָל הַתּוֹרָה אֲשֶׁר צִוְּךָ מֹשֶׁה עַבְדִּי אַל תָּסוּר מִמֶּנּוּ יָמִין וּשְׂמֹאול לְמַעַן תַּשְׂכִּיל בְּכֹל אֲשֶׁר תֵּלֵךְ׃‏
      Only be strong and very courageous, to observe to do according to all the law, which Moses My servant commanded thee; turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest have good success whithersoever thou goest.
  2. instruction, teaching
    • Proverbs 31:26
      פִּיהָ פָּתְחָה בְחָכְמָה וְתוֹרַת חֶסֶד עַל לְשׁוֹנָהּ׃‏
      She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
  3. theory
    תורת הקבוצות‎ ― torát hak'vutsótSet Theory
    תורת היחסות‎ ― torát hayakhasútthe Theory of Relativity
    תורות הגזע‎ ― torót hagézaracial theories

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew תורה (tora).

Proper noun[edit]

תורה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling tora)

  1. (Judaism) Torah