Rashi script


Rashi script
special style of writing developed and used by Rashi (medieval French Jewish commentator on the Bible)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Rashi script — (Hebrew: כתב רש י) is a semi cursive typeface for the Hebrew alphabet, in which Rashi s commentaries are printed both in the Talmud and Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). This does not mean that Rashi himself used such a script: the typeface is based on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Rashi — For the astrological concept, see Rāshi (Jyotiṣa). Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhaki, ( he. רבי שלמה יצחקי), better known by the acronym Rashi (Hebrew: rlm;רש י lrm;), (February 22, 1040 ndash; July 13, 1105), was a rabbi from France, famed as the author of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rashi (Solomon ben Isaac; Solomon (Salomon) Yitzhak ben Isaac) — (1040 1105)    French rabbinic scholar. He was born in Troyes. After studying in the Rhineland he returned to Troyes, where he estab lished a school. He published responsa, composed penitential hymns and wrote commentaries on the Bible and the… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Hebrew language — Hebrew redirects here. For other uses, see Hebrew (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Yiddish language. Hebrew עִבְרִית …   Wikipedia

  • ALPHABET, HEBREW — The origin of alphabetic script has always been a subject of human curiosity. According to Greek mythology, script was brought to Greece from Phoenicia. This tradition was accepted by the Greek and Roman writers, some of whom developed it even… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Raschi-Schrift — Talmud: Beginn des Traktats „Berachoth“. In der Mitte Mischna und Gemara in Quadratschrift, rechts der Kommentar von Raschi, links und außen spätere Kommentare in Raschi Schrift Die Raschi Schrift (hebräisch ‏כתב רש י‎ k tav raschi), selten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Judaeo-Spanish — Ladino language redirects here. For the language spoken in Italy, see Ladin. Judaeo Spanish, also Judezmo, Ladino, and other names גודיאו איספאנייול Djudeo espanyol, לאדינו Ladino Pronunciation [dʒuˈðeo espaˈɲol] Spoken in …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew alphabet — Infobox Writing system name=Hebrew alphabet languages=Hebrew language Jewish language time=3rd century BCE to present type=Abjad typedesc=(sometimes used as an alphabet)Fact|date=October 2008 languages=Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and Judeo Arabic… …   Wikipedia

  • SALONIKA — (Thessaloniki), port located in N.E. Greece. Although historical evidence is scarce, it is believed that the Alexandrian Jews who arrived in ca. 140 B.C.E. were among the first Jews to settle in Salonika. Several sources give evidence of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LADINO — (Latino), or Judeo Spanish, the spoken and written Hispanic language of Jews of Spanish origin. It has no connection with the Rheto Romance dialect (Ladin) spoken in the Italian Tyrol. Over the centuries, various names have been given to this… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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