noun, plural sho·phars, Hebrew sho·phroth, sho·phrot, sho·phros [Sephardic Hebrew shaw-frawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-frohs, shoh-frohs] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃɔˈfrɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃoʊ froʊs, ʃoʊˈfroʊs/, Judaism.
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 shophar
Historical Examples of shophar
Shophar is the Hebrew name for what is usually translated 'ram's horns.'Chatterbox, 1906
Cohen made a sign to a priest who held a Shophar (hallowed ram's horn) in his hand.
He signed to the Tokeang—the Shophar blower—and instantly the weird, curious, quavering, vibrating sounds broke on the still air.
noun plural -phars or -phroth (Hebrew -ˈfrɔt)
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."