cheder

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish חדר ‎(kheyder), from Hebrew חדר ‎(khéder, room).

Noun[edit]

cheder ‎(plural cheders or chederim or chedarim or chadarim or chadorim)

  1. An elementary school for Jewish children, teaching basic Judaism and Hebrew.
    • 2006, Howard Jacobson, Kalooki Nights, Vintage 2007, p. 51:
      A businessman in New York who happened to be in the Midlands at the time was so impressed by Asher's methods that he was funding him to set up a string of chederim – Sunday schools for Jews – all over the United States.

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheder m ‎(plural cheders)

  1. ambit, scope