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Definition 1: the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel - [noun denoting communication]

(hebrew is a kind of ...) a group of Semitic languages

(... is a kind of hebrew ) Hebrew used in Israel today; revived from ancient Hebrew

(hebrew is the domain which ... is member of) a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man

(hebrew is the domain which ... is member of) a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

(hebrew is the domain which ... is member of) spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law

Definition 2: a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties - [noun denoting person]

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(hebrew is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a Jewish supporter of Zionism

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus; opposed to the Pharisees

(... is a kind of hebrew ) liberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions

(... is a kind of hebrew ) Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests)

(... is a kind of hebrew ) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a woman who is a Jew

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a member of an ascetic Jewish sect around the time of Jesus

(... is a kind of hebrew ) Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances

(... is a kind of hebrew ) a Jew of eastern European or German descent

(... is an instance of hebrew) (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

(... is an instance of hebrew) a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

(... is a member of hebrew) Jews collectively

Definition 3: of or relating to the language of the Hebrews - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where hebrew or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Hebrew vowels

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Definition 4: of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where hebrew or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the old Hebrew prophets

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