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AramaicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

רִבִּי (ribbīm (plural רבנא‎)

  1. rabbi, spiritual teacher
  2. master

DescendantsEdit

  • Ancient Greek: ῥαββί (rhabbí) (see there for further descendants)

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

רַב(ráv, master) +‎ ־י(-i, my)

NounEdit

רַבִּי (rabím

  1. rabbi, spiritual teacher

DescendantsEdit

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew and Aramaic רבי(rabbi, spiritual teacher).

NounEdit

רבי (rebem, plural רביס(rebes) or רביים(rabeyem), accusative and dative רבין(rebn)

  1. (historical or Hasidic) rabbi
    איינער האָט ליב דעם רבין און דער אַנדערער די רביצין.‎‎
    eyner hot lib dem rebn un der anderer di rebetsin.
    One man loves the rabbi and the other one loves the rebbetzin.

Usage notesEdit

  • This is one of the few Yiddish nouns that declines. The accusative and dative are both רבין(rebn).

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