תורה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
י־ר־ה

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

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Noun[edit]

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'vutsót ― Set Theory
    תורת היחסות‎ ― torát hayakhasútthe Theory of Relativity
    תורות הגזע‎ ― torót hagéza ― racial 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