rabbi

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rabbi, and its source Koine Greek ῥαββί ‎(rhabbí), from (post-biblical) Hebrew רבי ‎(rabbi, my master), from רַב ‎(ráv, master [of]) +‎ ־י ‎(-i, me).

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rabbi ‎(plural rabbis)

  1. A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions.
  2. A Jew who is or is qualified to be the leader of a Jewish congregation.
  3. (law enforcement, slang) A senior officer who acts as a mentor.
    • 2006, The Wire, "Soft Eyes":
      Hoskins? He doesn't have a better rabbi in the department than that?
    • 2013, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, "Pilot":
      If I'm ever gonna make Captain, I need a good mentor. I need my rabbi.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rabbi, and its source Koine Greek ῥαββί ‎(rhabbí), from (post-biblical) Hebrew רבי ‎(rabbi, my master), from רַב ‎(ráv, master [of]) +‎ ־י ‎(-i, me).

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  • Hyphenation: rab‧bi

Noun[edit]

rabbi m ‎(plural rabbi's, diminutive rabbietje n)

  1. (Judaism) rabbi

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rabbi

  1. rabbi

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rabbi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative rabbi rabbit
genitive rabbin rabbien
partitive rabbia rabbeja
illative rabbiin rabbeihin
singular plural
nominative rabbi rabbit
accusative nom.? rabbi rabbit
gen. rabbin
genitive rabbin rabbien
partitive rabbia rabbeja
inessive rabbissa rabbeissa
elative rabbista rabbeista
illative rabbiin rabbeihin
adessive rabbilla rabbeilla
ablative rabbilta rabbeilta
allative rabbilleˣ rabbeilleˣ
essive rabbina rabbeina
translative rabbiksi rabbeiksi
instructive rabbein
abessive rabbitta rabbeitta
comitative rabbeineen

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

rabbi

  1. indefinite dative singular of rabb

Latin[edit]

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  • R. (abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ῥαββί ‎(rhabbí, literally O my Master), from the Hebrew רבי ‎(rabbī, rabbi”, “spiritual teacher), from רב ‎(raḇ, master) +‎ ־י ‎(, of mine”, “my).

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rabbī m ‎(indeclinable)

  1. (chiefly used as an honorific) Master, Doctor, and especially Rabbi
    Rabbī Mōsēs Maimōnidēs
    Rabbi Moses Maimonides

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