Gemara definition

  • noun:
    • the 2nd an element of the Talmud, consisting mostly of discourse regarding the Mishnah.
    • The second area of the Talmud, or even the commentary on the Mishna (which forms 1st component or text).
    • A body of rabbinical opinions and views on the Mishnah, and with it creating the Talmud, or, in accordance with numerous Jewish writers, it self constituting the Talmud.
    • the second the main Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on Mishna
  • proper-noun:
    • the main Talmud, comprising rabbinical evaluation of and discourse on Mishnah.

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