hazanuth

noun
ha·​za·​nuth
variants: or hazanut or hazzanuth or hazzanut or chazanuth or chazanut or chazzanuth or chazzanut \ ḵəˈzänət(h) , -​nəs \
plural -s

Definition of hazanuth

1 : cantorial singing or chanting : synagogal melodies
2 : cantors of the synagogue collectively : cantorate

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History and Etymology for hazanuth

Late Hebrew ḥazzānūth, from ḥazzan

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“Hazanuth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazanuth. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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