Chumash

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Etymology 1[edit]

Hebrew חומש, from חמש ‎(khamesh, five).

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Chumash ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Chumashim or Chumashes)

  1. (Judaism) Any book of the Pentateuch.
  2. The Pentateuch collectively.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Ineseño čʰumaš ‎(the Island Chumash people).

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Chumash

  1. A native American tribe of southern California.
  2. The language of the tribe.
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The Family of Chumash Languages