shophar

[ shoh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew shaw-fahr; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-fuhr, shoh-fahr ]
/ ˈʃoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew ʃɔˈfɑr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃoʊ fər, ʃoʊˈfɑr /

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.

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Example sentences from the Web for shophar

  • Shophar is the Hebrew name for what is usually translated 'ram's horns.'

  • He signed to the Tokeang—the Shophar blower—and instantly the weird, curious, quavering, vibrating sounds broke on the still air.

    The Mark of the Beast|Sidney Watson
  • Cohen made a sign to a priest who held a Shophar (hallowed ram's horn) in his hand.

    The Mark of the Beast|Sidney Watson

British Dictionary definitions for shophar

shophar
/ (ˈʃəʊfɑː, Hebrew ʃɔˈfar) /

noun plural -phars or -phroth (Hebrew -ˈfrɔt)

a variant spelling of shofar
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