- 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.