rabban [rab-uh n, ruh-bahn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-bahn] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural rab·ba·nim [ruh-bah-nim, rah-buh-neem; Sephardic Hebrew rah-bah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-buh-nim, rah-baw-nim] /rəˈbɑ nɪm, ˌrɑ bəˈnim; Sephardic Hebrew rɑ bɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌrɑ bəˈnɪm, rɑˈbɔ nɪm/. Judaism.
- master; teacher (used as a term of address and title of respect for a person ranking higher than a rabbi).
Origin of rabban Hebrew rabbān Aramaic Examples from the Web for rabban Historical Examples of rabban
Rab was an inferior title and Rabban a superior one to Rabbi.
James Edward Talmage
As bishop, Mar Shimun is of course a rabban also, and as such eats no meat.
He was the first to whose name was prefixed the title Rabban (Master, Teacher).
We passed the night in the miserable village of Rabban Audishio.
Austen H. Layard
Rabban Ephrem was a handsome young monk, a refugee from Nisibis when that city was ceded to Persia.