Masorah sentence example
- There are two branches of work which partake of both characters, the Masorah and the Liturgy.
- The name Masorah (Massorah) is usually derived from masar, to hand on, and explained as "tradition."
- It is generally divided into the Great and the Small Masorah, forming together an apparatus criticus which grew up gradually in the course of centuries and now accompanies the text in most MSS.
- The cultivation of it is shown and was no doubt promoted by the many philological works (grammars, lexicons and masorah) which are extant from the 10th century onward.