Hebraism

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hebraeus (or Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (Hebraîos)) +‎ -ism.

Noun[edit]

Hebraism (uncountable)

  1. A characteristic trait of the Hebrew language. By extension it is sometimes applied to the Jewish people or their faith, national ideology, or culture.
    • Bishop Warburton
      The Scripture Greek is observed to be full of Syriasms and Hebraisms.
  2. (rhetoric) Excessive use of expressions derived from Hebrew.

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Anagrams[edit]