rabbi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English raby, from Ecclesiastical Latin rabbi, and its source Koine Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí), from (post-Tanakh) Hebrew רַבִּי(rabbi, my master), from רַב(rav, master [of]) +‎ ־י(-i, me). Compare late Old English rabbi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹæ.baɪ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

rabbi (plural rabbis)

  1. A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions.
    • 2019, Rachel Timoner, “Book Review: Textual Activism by Rabbi Mike Moskowitz”, in Tikkun:
      Next, R. Moskowitz brings us to the Slonimer Rebbe, a late 20th century Hasidic rabbi, who taught that the evil of Esav was that very sense of completion, the self-perception that he had no need for growth or further transformation.
  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.

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin rabbi, from Koine Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí), from Hebrew רַבִּי(rabbi, my master).

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rabbi anim

  1. (Judaism) rabbi
    • 1571, Joanes Leizarraga, editor, Iesus Christ Gure Iaunaren Testamentu Berria[1], London: The Trinitarian Bible Society, published 1908, Ioann 1:38:
      Eta itzuliric Iesusec, eta ikussiric hec çarreitzala, dioste hæy, Ceren bilha çabiltzate? Eta hec erran cieçoten, Rabbí (erran nahi baita hambat nola Magistruá) non egoiten aiz?
      Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master) where dwellest thou? – KJV
    Synonym: errabino

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Further reading[edit]

  • rabbi” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • rabbi” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rabbi, and its source Koine Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí), from (post-biblical) Hebrew רבי(rabbi, my master).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑ.bi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rab‧bi

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (Judaism) rabbi

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Descendants[edit]

  • Negerhollands: rabbi

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 rabbille rabbeille
essive rabbina rabbeina
translative rabbiksi rabbeiksi
instructive rabbein
abessive rabbitta rabbeitta
comitative rabbeineen
Possessive forms of rabbi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person rabbini rabbimme
2nd person rabbisi rabbinne
3rd person rabbinsa

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rabbi, from Ancient Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí), from Hebrew רַבִּי(rabí).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɒbːi]
  • Hyphenation: rab‧bi
  • Rhymes: -bi

Noun[edit]

rabbi (plural rabbik)

  1. (Judaism) rabbi

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative rabbi rabbik
accusative rabbit rabbikat
dative rabbinak rabbiknak
instrumental rabbival rabbikkal
causal-final rabbiért rabbikért
translative rabbivá rabbikká
terminative rabbiig rabbikig
essive-formal rabbiként rabbikként
essive-modal
inessive rabbiban rabbikban
superessive rabbin rabbikon
adessive rabbinál rabbiknál
illative rabbiba rabbikba
sublative rabbira rabbikra
allative rabbihoz rabbikhoz
elative rabbiból rabbikból
delative rabbiról rabbikról
ablative rabbitól rabbiktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
rabbié rabbiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
rabbiéi rabbikéi
Possessive forms of rabbi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. rabbim rabbijaim
2nd person sing. rabbid rabbijaid
3rd person sing. rabbija rabbijai
1st person plural rabbink rabbijaink
2nd person plural rabbitok rabbijaitok
3rd person plural rabbijuk rabbijaik

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

rabbi

  1. indefinite dative singular of rabb

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rabbī, from Ancient Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí, literally O my Master), from Hebrew רבי(rabbī, rabbi”, “spiritual teacher).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrab.bi/
  • Rhymes: -abbi
  • Hyphenation: ràb‧bi

Noun[edit]

rabbi m

  1. rabbi

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • R. (abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

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

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rabbī m (indeclinable)

  1. (Late Latin, chiefly used as an honorific) Master, Doctor, and especially Rabbi

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References[edit]

  • rabbi in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1,309/1

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rabbi, from Ancient Greek ῥαββί (rhabbí), from Hebrew רַבִּי(rabbî).

Noun[edit]

rabbi m (plural rabiniaid or rabïaid, not mutable)

  1. Alternative spelling of rabi