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Mishna Terms 1

words you might already know if you studied Mishan in the past.

משנה Mishna A. is the first major written redaction of the Jewish oral traditions and major work of Rabbinic literature B. it also refers to each paregraph within a Chapter of mishna. ("repetition" rooted in the word שני Second)
משניות Mishnayot Plural form of the word Mishna
תורה שבכתב Torah Shebiktav "Torah that is written" The five Books of Moses. sometimes used to refer to all of the Tanach the Jewish Bible.
תורה שבעל-פה Torah Sheb'al-Peh "Torah that is spoken" The Oral Torah consists of the traditional interpretations and amplifications handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation and now embodied in the Mishna, Talmud and Midrash.
חמישה חומשי תורה Chamisha Chumshei Torah "five five-sections of the Torah"
תנ"ך Tanach The name is an acronym formed from the initial Hebrew letters three traditional subdivisions: The Torah ("Teaching", also known as the Five Books of Moses),Nevi'im ("Prophets") and Ketuvim ("Writings")
פרק Perek Chapter
מסכת maseChet one of the volumes of the Talmud tractate, treatise, A systematic, usually extensive written discourse on a subject
תנאים Tana'im "Teachers" the group of rabbinic sages who lived between 1st century BCE and 2nd century CE
תנא Tana Teacher (Singular)a rabbinic sage who lived between 1st century BCE and 2nd century CE
פסוק Pasuk/ פסוקים Psukim Verse / verses (a sentence in the Written Torah)
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