Hebrew or Aramaic?

Hebrew or Aramaic?

The linguistic identity of a single word is as much a question of culture as it is of language structure, as exemplified here by the single appearance of the originally Aramaic term rabbuni “my master” in the early Hebrew base of Mishna Ms. Kaufmann. The word added above the second line shows where it has been corrected to the later standard Hebrew ribbono shel olam “master of the world.”


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