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Meaning of "karaism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KARAISM

karaism  [ˈkeərəˌɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARAISM

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Karaism is a noun.
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WHAT DOES KARAISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

karaism

Karaite Judaism

Karaite Judaism or Karaism (/ˈkærə.aɪt/ or /ˈkærə.ɪzəm/; Hebrew: יהדות קראית, Modern Yahadut Qara'it Tiberian Qārāʾîm ; meaning "Readers (of the Hebrew Scriptures") is a Jewish movement characterized by the recognition of the Tanakh alone as its supreme legal authority in Halakha (Jewish religious law) and theology. It is distinct from mainstream Rabbinic Judaism, which considers the Oral Torah, the legal decisions of the Sanhedrin as codified in the Talmud, and subsequent works to be authoritative interpretations of the Torah. Karaites maintain that all of the divine commandments handed down to Moses by God were recorded in the written Torah, without additional Oral Law or explanation. As a result, Karaite Jews do not accept as binding the written collections of the oral tradition in the Mishnah or Talmud. When interpreting the Tanakh, Karaites strive to adhere to the plain or most obvious meaning...

Definition of karaism in the English dictionary

The definition of karaism in the dictionary is the beliefs and doctrines of a Jewish sect known as the Karaites which rejected the Talmud.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARAISM


altruism
ˈæltruːˌɪzəm
atheism
ˈeɪθɪˌɪzəm
egoism
ˈiːɡəʊˌɪzəm
heroism
ˈhɛrəʊˌɪzəm
Hinduism
ˈhɪndʊˌɪzəm
Judaism
ˈdʒuːdeɪˌɪzəm
Krishnaism
ˈkrɪʃnəˌɪzəm
Lamaism
ˈlɑːməˌɪzəm
Mazdaism
ˈmæzdəˌɪzəm
Mazdeism
ˈmæzdəˌɪzəm
monotheism
ˈmɒnəʊθɪˌɪzəm
multilateralism
ˌmʌltɪˈlætərəlˌɪzəm
negativism
ˈnɛɡətɪvˌɪzəm
obeahism
ˈəʊbɪəˌɪzəm
pastoralism
ˈpɑːstərəlˌɪzəm
Sivaism
ˈsiːvəˌɪzəm
tribadism
ˈtrɪbədˌɪzəm
ultraism
ˈʌltrəˌɪzəm
vampirism
ˈvæmpaɪərˌɪzəm
voltaism
ˈvɒltəˌɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARAISM

karabiner
Karachai-Cherkess Republic
Karachai-Cherkessia
Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic
Karachi
Karafuto
Karaganda
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum
karakul
Karamanlis
karamu
Karan
karanga
karaoke

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARAISM

apotropaism
Conservative Judaism
Dadaism
Hebraism
mahatmaism
Mithraism
Orthodox Judaism
Pharisaism
pollyannaism
prosaism
Reform Judaism
Shivaism
Vedaism

Synonyms and antonyms of karaism in the English dictionary of synonyms

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TRANSLATION OF KARAISM

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The translations of karaism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «karaism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

karaism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Caraísmo
570 millions of speakers

English

karaism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

karaism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

karaism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

караизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Karaism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

karaism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

karaïsme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karaisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karaism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

karaism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

karaism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karaism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

karaism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

karaism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करामत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karaizmin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Caraismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

karaimska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

караізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

karaism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

karaism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

karaism
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Karaism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

karaism
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARAISM»

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Библиография Караитика: Аннотированная Библиография Караимов ...
Though academic interest in Karaism first appeared among European scholars during the seventeenth century, Karaism was drawn into the general debate of the emerging discipline of Jewish studies from the mid-nineteenth century by the  ...
Barry Dov Walfish, 2011
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New Horizons in Sephardic Studies
Thus, Jewish philosophy incorporated the vital energies of Karaism into rabbinism so as to be better able to defeat it. But the consequence was a long lasting upheaval within rabbinism itself, the archetypal godfather ofJewish philosophy.
Yedida K. Stillman, George K. Zucker, 2012
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The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies
Since the late nineteenth century historians of Judaism and Islam have tried to explain Karaism in the light of comparable scripturalist trends in the history of religion. These reflect a common desire to reinstate the revelational text as the sole ...
Martin Goodman, Jeremy Cohen, David Sorkin, 2002
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The Written as the Vocation of Conceiving Jewishly
In other words Rabbinism, as it now is constituted, does not carry within itself the remedy for what ails Karaism, nor for that matter, what ails Rabbinic Iudaism.]]] Nor do I claim any meaningful historical connection—even though some karaitic  ...
John McGinley, 2006
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Medieval Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Egypt: The Secular Poetry ...
underlying Karaism as intrinsic to Judaism, drawn from earlier scriptural models ( such as the Sadducees or Qumranites); the other identifies it as external to Judaism, borrowed from Islamic models of scripturalism (such as early Shīʿism).
Joachim J.M.S. Yeshaya, 2010
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From Judah Hadassi to Elijah Bashyatchi: Studies in Late ...
As mentioned in chapter 1 of this book, there is no consensus concerning the emergence of Karaism in the Middle Ages. Nevertheless, one likely element in the development of Karaism appears to have been objections to the imposition of  ...
Daniel Lasker, 2008
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HPFAMH The Hebrew review, and magazine for Jewish ...
I. — Idea of Karaism. Karaism, in contraposition to Eabbinism, has generally been considered as a sort of protestation, and the relation between the two creeds as resembling that of Protestantism to Catholicism. Some describe it as a flat ...
Hebrew review, Marcus Heinrich Bresslau, 1860
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Religious Foundations of Western Civilization: Judaism, ...
Karaism. and. Sabbateanism. From the fourth century to the nineteenth century, heresies in Judaism defined themselves against the program of Rabbinic Judaism. Rabbinic Judaism so predominated that its doctrines dictated the norm, and ...
Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck, Amila Buturovic, 2010
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שרח מגלת אחשורוש: ל[ל]שיך אלפאצל אלמעלם אבו עלי ...
of Karaism as a cultural phenomenon, which is both central and integral to medieval Jewish and Arabic culture. This change is steadily breaking down the artificial barriers constructed between Karaism and other fields of Jewish and Islamic ...
Japheth ben Ali (ha-Levi), Michael G. Wechsler, 2008
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Chapters on Jewish Literature
In the end, Karaism became so hedged in by its supposed avoidance of tradition that it ceased to be a living force. But we are here not concerned with the religious defects of Karaism. Regarded from the literary side, Karaism produced a  ...
Israel Abrahams, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARAISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term karaism is used in the context of the following news items.
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AFRICA: WE ARE ONE 2nd Annual Commemoration of the …
Speakers included Dr. Mathole Motshekga from NICSA representing Karaism, Guru Nadarajah Sarma from the Hindu faith, Mr. Xolile Dawids ... «ZimEye - Zimbabwe News, May 15»
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The Key to end all wars: the First African World Alliance of Religions …
... Judaism, Islam, Karaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism came together to eradicate the religious misunderstandings through this opportunity and ... «ZimEye - Zimbabwe News, May 15»
3
When the youth of the world unite
... Sikhism, Rastafari, Judaism, Islam, Karaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism will be able to eradicate the religious misunderstandings through this ... «The Voice Online, Apr 15»
4
Crimean Karaites hail Russian takeover
Indigenous to Crimea, the Turkic speakers are adherents of Karaism, a branch of Judaism. They revere the Old Testament but reject the Talmud ... «The Times of Israel, May 14»
5
Passover, with a strictly biblical flavor
... the holiday,” says Shawn Lichaa, the co-author of “As It Is Written: A Brief Case for Karaism” and founder of the Karaite blog A Blue Thread. «Washington Post, Apr 14»
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Joseph Wahed, a founder of JIMENA, dies at 77
“[Wahed] served as a link and revived Karaism in the United States.” He worked with the Jewish Community Relations Council in the 1970s, ... «Jweekly.com, Jan 14»
7
Kindle Your Judaism: Growing Jewish Literacy Through New …
... Jewish exiles and migrations, medieval poetry by women, community structures, Karaism, tefillin, kosher slaughter, and the list goes on and ... «The Jewish Week, Mar 13»
8
Three Jews in Baltimore
As it says in one of their brochures, “Karaism accepts the Jewish Bible as the word of God and as the sole religious authority,” while rejecting ... «The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A., Nov 12»
9
My family's Karaite-style Passover
Both say they feel comfortable with the Conservative congregation and consider some aspects of Karaism to be strict, such as the prohibition ... «The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A., Apr 12»
10
Enumerating Jewish Denominations
From a traditional point of view, it was a full-fledged kat, one that defied the basic principles of rabbinic Judaism even more than Karaism or ... «Forward, Mar 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Karaism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karaism>. Apr 2020 ».
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