Its name derives from the Hebrew
shanah , to repeat, and it denotes "an oral teaching learned by
repetition." What word is it?
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The process of learning oral law by
repeating it is mishnah. THE Mishnah is the oral law written down - i.e., the
set of precepts which form the basis of the Talmud, and which are elaborated
upon by the Gemara.
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