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Mishnayot Menachot 2:5 introduces (as far as this tractate is concerned) the term "מתיר", which I take to mean, in the context of offerings, something like "condition which permits something" or maybe "prerequisite." Where can I read a good introduction to this term/concept? I get the gist from learning the mishnayot and commentaries where I found it, but I'd like to get a sense of this concept on its own terms, since it's apparently a ubiquitous one in discussions of offerings.

  • See the last Mishna in 2nd chapter of Meyla – kouty Apr 22 at 7:11
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You are right when you you said permits something. The sprinkling blood of the sacrifice permits the eating of eat. There are different מתירים for different things. In order to eat the Menachot one must burn the Kamitza. I'm not sure if this is correct but an live animal is forbidden to eat because taking a limb from a live animal but the Shecting of it is a מתיר. Hope this help.

  • Welcome to Mi Yodeya. This doesn't seem to really address the question, which was seeking a general discussion of the topic. If you have additional pertinent information that more directly addresses the question, perhaps you can edit it into your answer? – Alex Apr 24 at 0:01

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