Hebraize

Hebraization, n.Hebraizer, n.
/hee"bray uyz', -bree-/, v., Hebraized, Hebraizing.
v.i.
1. to use expressions or constructions distinctive of the Hebrew language.
v.t.
2. to make conformable to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of the Hebrew people.
Also, Hebraicize; esp. Brit., Hebraise.
[1635-45; < LGk Hebraízein to speak Hebrew, behave like a Jew. See HEBREW, -IZE]

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  • Hebraize — He bra*ize, v. t. [Gr. ? to speak Hebrew: cf. F. h[ e]bra[ i]ser.] To convert into the Hebrew idiom; to make Hebrew or Hebraistic. J. R. Smith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hebraize — He bra*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hebraized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hebraizing}.] To speak Hebrew, or to conform to the Hebrew idiom, or to Hebrew customs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hebraize — (Amer.) v. speak Hebrew; use Hebrew expressions; convert into the Hebrew characteristic or dialect (also Hebraise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hebraize — [hē brāīz΄, hē′briīz΄] vt., vi. Hebraized, Hebraizing [< Gr Hebraizein < Hebraios: see HEBREW] to make or become Hebrew in language, customs, character, etc …   English World dictionary

  • hebraize — ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Hebraic + ize intransitive verb 1. : to use Hebraisms must impeach him not only for atticizing but for hebraizing too Richard Bentley †1742 …   Useful english dictionary

  • hebraize — verb ( ized; izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1645 intransitive verb to use Hebraisms transitive verb to make Hebraic in character or form • hebraization noun, often capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hebraize — verb a) to convert something into a Hebraic form b) to use Hebraic idioms …   Wiktionary

  • hebraize — he·bra·ize …   English syllables

  • Hebraize — He•bra•ize [[t]ˈhi breɪˌaɪz, bri [/t]] v. ized, iz•ing 1) jud ling. to use Hebraisms 2) jud to make Hebraic or Hebraistic • Etymology: 1635–45; < LGk He bra•i•za′tion, n. He′bra•iz er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Hebraized — Hebraize He bra*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hebraized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hebraizing}.] To speak Hebrew, or to conform to the Hebrew idiom, or to Hebrew customs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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