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  • ḤAZZAN — (pl. Ḥazzanim) (Heb. חַזָּנִים ,חַזָּן), cantor officiating in a synagogue; used in this specific sense since the Middle Ages. History of Role and Function The word frequently occurs in talmudic sources, where it denotes various types of communal …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • hazzan — ● hazzan nom masculin (mothébreu) Ministre du culte israélite, chargé de chanter les offices, d instruire les enfants et, occasionnellement, d assurer le secrétariat des communautés …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hazzan — [hä′zən; ] Heb [ khä zän′] n. alt. sp. of HAZAN …   English World dictionary

  • Hazzan — This article is about the Jewish musician. For people named Hazan or Chazan, see Hazan (disambiguation). Cantor concert in the Vienna Stadttempel synagogue …   Wikipedia

  • Hazzan — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hazan. Un hazzan ou chazzan (« chantre ») est un officiant qui, expert en cantillation liturgique des textes hébreux, aide le rabbin à diriger la prière chantée de la synagogue. Bien entraîné dans les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hazzan — variant of hazan * * * hazan, hazzan varr. chazzan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hazzan — Kantorenkonzert im Wiener Stadttempel Chasan [χazˈan] (hebräisch חזן; Pl.: Chasanim, fem. Pl.: Chasanot, jiddisch „Chasn“) oder Kantor wird der Vorbeter in einer Synagoge oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hazzan — Seph. /khah zahn /; Ashk. /khah zeuhn/, n., pl. hazzanim Seph. /khah zah neem /; Ashk. /khah zaw nim/, Eng. hazzans. Hebrew. hazan. * * * …   Universalium

  • hazzan —    (khah ZAHN) [Hebrew] The cantor of a synagogue. Also written as chazan …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • hazzan — /həˈzan/ (say huh zahn), /ˈhazən/ (say hahzuhn) noun → chazzan …   Australian English dictionary

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