[ Sephardic Hebrew khah-zahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-zuhn ]
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noun,plural ha·za·nim [Sephardic Hebrew khah-zah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-zaw-nim], /Sephardic Hebrew xɑ zɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɑˈzɔ nɪm/, English ha·zans.Hebrew.
  1. a cantor of a synagogue.

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How to use hazan in a sentence

  • After the sermon the hazan again intoned the prayers, assisted by the fervent responses of the congregation.

    Rabbi and Priest | Milton Goldsmith
  • Through the window he heard the chant of the hazan, and he paused, reflectively.

    Rabbi and Priest | Milton Goldsmith

British Dictionary definitions for hazan



/ Hebrew (xaˈzan, English ˈhɑːzən) /

  1. variant spellings of chazan

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