darshan

[ dahr-shuh n; Sephardic Hebrew dahr-shahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew dahr-shuh n ]
/ ˈdɑr ʃən; Sephardic Hebrew dɑrˈʃɑn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈdɑr ʃən /
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noun, plural dar·sha·nim [Sephardic Hebrew dahr-shah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew dahr-shaw-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew ˌdɑr ʃɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew dɑrˈʃɔ nɪm/, dar·shans. Judaism.

a preacher or teacher of Aggadah or Halakhah in a synagogue.

Nearby words

  1. darogha,
  2. darren,
  3. darrow,
  4. darrow, clarence,
  5. darrow, clarence seward,
  6. darshana,
  7. darshanim,
  8. dart,
  9. dartboard,
  10. darter

Origin of darshan

1915–20; < Hebrew darshān, akin to dārash interpret, expound

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