The collection of ancient Rabbinic writings consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara, constituting the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.
(proper) The collection of writings constituting the Jewish civil and religious law: it consists of two parts, the Mishna (text) and the Gemara (commentary), but the term is sometimes restricted to the Gemara.
A collection of Jewish writings related to the practical application of Judaic law and tradition (may refer to either the Babylonian Talmud or the shorter Jerusalem Talmud).
Origin of talmud
Mishnaic Hebrew talmûdlearning, instructionfrom Hebrew lāmadto learnlmd in Semitic roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Hebrew×ª×œ×ž×•×“ (talmud, “instruction, learning").
Talmud Sentence Examples
Even imitation of the style of the Talmud has also been accounted sacrilege.
The Talmud shows the influence of that law in many points, and may justly be compared to it as a monument of codification based on great principles.
The Hebrew titles ascribe to him seventy-three psalms; the Septuagint adds some fifteen more; and later opinion, both Jewish p and Christian, claimed for him the authorship of the whole Psalter (so the Talmud, Augustine and others).
In the Babylonian Talmud (Babhli) there is no gemara to the smaller tractates of Order r, and to parts of ii., iv., v., vi.
Some of his poems are extant, and an Introduction to the Talmud mentioned above.