Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “rabbi”

See all translations

rabbi

noun [C] uk   /ˈræb.aɪ/ us  
a religious leader and teacher in the Jewish religion: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks [as form of address] Good morning, Rabbi.
rabbinical
adjective uk   /rəˈbɪn.ɪ.kəl/ us  
relating to rabbis: a rabbinical student/college
Translations of “rabbi”
in Korean 라비(유대 교회의 주관자 혹은 선생님)…
in Arabic حاخام…
in French rabbin…
in Turkish Musevi dininde önder, öğretici, rabbi…
in Italian rabbino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉比(猶太教領袖和經師)…
in Russian раввин…
in Polish rabin…
in Spanish rabino…
in Portuguese rabino…
in German der Rabiner…
in Catalan rabí…
in Japanese ユダヤ教の指導者, 先生, ラビ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉比(犹太教领袖和经师)…
(Definition of rabbi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of rabbi?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rabbi” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More