hazan

hazan
noun (plural hazanim) Etymology: Late Hebrew ḥazzān Date: 1650 1. an official of a Jewish synagogue or community of the period when the Talmud was compiled 2. cantor 2

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  • hazan — hàzān (hazàn) m <G hazána> DEFINICIJA jud. 1. pjevač u sinagogi; kantor 2. pomoćnik rabinu i za razne druge poslove u sinagogi i židovskoj općini ETIMOLOGIJA hebr. hazzān: pomoćnik …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • hazan — [ azɑ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1962, Larousse; mot hébreu, même sens. ❖ ♦ Didact. Chantre (d une synagogue) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hazan — Porté par des Juifs séfarades, le nom désigne en hébreu (Hazzan) celui qui chante à la synagogue. Il a aussi désigné au Maroc le rabbin chargé de l enseignement religieux des enfants. Variantes : Azan, Hazzan, Hazane …   Noms de famille

  • hazan — [hä′zən; ] Heb [ khä zän′] n. pl. hazans or hazanim [hä΄zə nēm′, häz΄zənim′; ] Heb [ khä zä nēm′] [Yiddish khazn < Talmudic Heb chazan] a cantor in a synagogue …   English World dictionary

  • Hazan —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Hazan est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Adeline Hazan (1956 ), femme politique française ; Danièle Hazan, actrice de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hazan — (pl. Hazanim)    Cantor of Jewish liturgies. Originally a sexton, the office dates from about 650, coinciding with the rise of piyyutim for congregational singing with a soloist. A professional appointed by the community, the hazan acted as… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • hazan — is., Far. ḫazān Güz, sonbahar Teselliden nasibim yok hazan ağlar baharımda. M. A. Ersoy …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • hazan — noun the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos • Syn: ↑cantor • Hypernyms: ↑spiritual leader * * * hazan, hazzan varr. chazzan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hazan (disambiguation) — Hazan and Chazan are alternative spellings of Hazzan. People with the name Hazan include:*Abraham Chazan (1849 1917), Breslover rabbi *Adeline Hazan (1965 ), French politician *Al Hazan, American musician *Alon Hazan (1967 ), Israeli footballer… …   Wikipedia

  • ḤAZAN, YA'AKOV — (1899–1992), Israeli political leader and leading figure in the mapam socialist party; member of the First to Seventh Knessets. Born in Brest Litovsk in Russia. Ḥazan studied in a reformed ḥeder, then later at a Hebrew high school and the Warsaw… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hazan, Ya'acov — (1899 1992 )    Left wing Zionist activist. He was born in Brest Litovsk, Russia, and educated in Warsaw at the Technological Institute. He immigrated (see ALIYA) to Palestine in 1923 as a member of Hashomer Hatzair and participated in… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

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