Definition of shiur in English:

shiur

noun

Judaism
  • A Talmudic study session, usually led by a rabbi.

    • ‘Idit, my daughter, pointed out to me that the Hebrew for set measure, shiur, is also the word for lesson.’
    • ‘I also had the privilege of sharing numerous early morning shiurim with your father.’
    • ‘To try to pray and attempt to learn on a daily basis - one article or one shiur at a time - bringing me to this inspiring and uplifting article.’
    • ‘You can access any shiur on any page of Talmud for instant study and review!’

Origin

From Hebrew ši‘ūr ‘measure, portion’.

Pronunciation

shiur

/SHēˈo͝or/