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

Word History

Etymology

Late Hebrew ḥazzānūth, from ḥazzan

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“Hazanuth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazanuth. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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