Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews or Judaism: Judaic traditions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to the Jews, their culture or their religion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Jews.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to the Jews; Jewish in condition or tendency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion
  • adj. of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion

Etymologies

Latin Iūdaicus, from Greek Ioudaikos, from Greek Ioudaios, Jew; see Jew.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin, from Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yehuda, "Judah") +‎ -ic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This concept explains why, in Judaic and Celtic traditions, the day starts when the Sun sets and not when it rises.

    Gahl Eden Sasson: Venus Retrograde in Scorpio: A Hell of a Time for Midterm Elections

  • The concept of shekkinah in Judaic beliefs seems to me to embody a similar rapprochement which attempts to de-invest the divine of anthropomorphic mumbo-jumbo.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • This is very reminiscent of a conversation on this blog a while back which entered into distinctions between types of "crime" in Judaic and Hittite cultures, where Ben Rosenbaum brought up the notion of khate -- sin as flaw, as failing.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • As is appropriate in Judaic tradition, Alroy turns out to be a heroic man, but not without human limitations.

    Schwarz 2 - Criticism - Critical Contexts

  • She received a BA in Judaic studies and women’s studies, from the George Washington University.

    Ballot With Bullethole Wings: What Now for DC Voting Rights? « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • January 20th, 2008 3: 35pm korova, I would have to be a complete idiot to have introduced the idea of Judaic courts - knowing that a Troll would pick it up and try and throw it back at me.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The first is that of unique maternity, never infringed except in the case of sterility in the reigning queen, and even then only very exceptionally; the second is more curious still, and, although never transgressed, susceptible of what may almost be termed a Judaic evasion.

    The Life of the Bee

  • Writing to a Jewish correspondent who questioned this response, Gladstone explained: "I have always had occasion to admire the conduct of the English Jews in the discharge of their civil duties; but I deeply deplore the manner in which, what I may call Judaic sympathies, beyond as well as within the circle of professed Judaism, are now acting on the question of the East; while I am aware that as regards the Jews themselves, there may be much to account for it."

    The Guardian World News

  • This being the case means that the Christian and Muslim worlds that have collectively existed now for thousands of years are a thorn in the eye of 'Judaic' civilization that for the most part is noted only for its infamous ghettos, its organic criminality and now, as in the case of Israel, its radioactive / corrosive character and with it the tendency to make healthy political / social tissue surrounding it sick.

    The Ugly Truth

  • In order to make sure that we kept up with our Hebrew and Judaic lessons even though we had moved far away from her, Bubbe Mary took it upon herself to invite us over for hotcakes before going to Sunday school at Congregation Montefiore.

    Roseanne Archy

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