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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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Answer: mishnah

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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