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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ruh-bin-i-kuh l or ruh-bin-ik]
    • /rəˈbɪn ɪ kəl or rəˈbɪn ɪk/
    • /ræˈbɪnɪkəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ruh-bin-i-kuh l or ruh-bin-ik]
    • /rəˈbɪn ɪ kəl or rəˈbɪn ɪk/

Definitions of rabbinical word

  • adjective rabbinical of or relating to rabbis or their learning, writings, etc. 1
  • adjective rabbinical for the rabbinate: a rabbinical school. 1
  • noun rabbinical Of or relating to rabbis or to Jewish law or teachings. 1
  • adjective rabbinical Rabbinical or rabbinic refers to the teachings of Jewish religious teachers and leaders. 0
  • adjective rabbinical of the rabbis, their doctrines, learning, language, etc., esp. in the early Middle Ages 0
  • adjective rabbinical of or for the rabbinate 0

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Origin of rabbinical

First appearance:

before 1615
One of the 41% oldest English words
1615-25; < Medieval Latin rabbīn(us) of a rabbi1 + -ical

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Parts of speech for Rabbinical


rabbinical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for rabbinical

adjective rabbinical

  • ecclesiastical — of or relating to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular.
  • ministerial — pertaining to the ministry of religion, or to a minister or other member of the clergy.
  • monastic — of or relating to monasteries: a monastic library.
  • pastoral — having the simplicity, charm, serenity, or other characteristics generally attributed to rural areas: pastoral scenery; the pastoral life.
  • apostolic — Apostolic means belonging or relating to a Christian religious leader, especially the Pope.

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