noun, plural sho·fars, Hebrew sho·froth, sho·frot, sho·fros [Sephardic Hebrew shaw-frawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-frohs, shoh-frohs] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃɔˈfrɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃoʊ froʊs, ʃoʊˈfroʊs/, Judaism.
Origin of shofar
Examples from the Web for shofar
Historical Examples of shofar
Then show the class a shofar or a picture of one and ask, "What is this?"
When we hear the shofar blown on Rosh ha-Shanah what should we think of?
The sounds of the shofar are very peculiar and harsh, quite unlike the notes of any modern instrument.
Dr. Beigel has made a most singular discovery concerning the tones of the shofar.
The shrill call of the Shofar, or the soft sense-enslaving tones of the organ?Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch
noun plural -fars, -phars, -froth or -phroth (Hebrew -ˈfrɔt)
Word Origin for shofar
ram's horn blown on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 1833, from Hebrew shophar "ram's horn," related to Arabic sawafiru "ram's horns," Akkadian shapparu "wild goat."