- a word, phrase, grammatical construction, etc. originating in or peculiar to Hebrew
Origin of Hebraismcoined by Emerson the characteristic ethical system, moral attitude, etc. of the Hebrews
Origin of HebraismModern Latin Hebraismus from Late Greek Hebraismos from Classical Greek Hebraizein: see Hebraize
- A manner or custom characteristic of the Hebrews.
- A linguistic feature typical of Hebrew occurring especially in another language.
- The culture, spirit, or character of the Hebrew people.
From Latin hebraeus (Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (hebraios)) + -ism.