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Which name literally means "the speakers": Amoraim or Saboraim?




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Answer: Amoraim

The word Amoraim - which means "speakers" in Hebrew - denotes the first teachers if the Mishnah. The word Saboraim - which means "expositors" in Hebrew - denotes the Jewish scholars of the Babylonian academies in the period immediately following the Amoraim and preceding that of the Gaonim.


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