Haphtarah

[ˌhα:ftα:'rα:]
(also Haphtorah)
noun (plural Haphtaroth or Haphtoroth -'rəʊt) variant spelling of Haftorah.

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  • Haphtarah — Haph*ta rah, n.; pl. { taroth}. [Heb. hapht[=a]r[=a]h, prop., valedictory, fr. p[=a]tar to depart.] One of the lessons from the Nebiim (or Prophets) read in the Jewish synagogue on Sabbaths, feast days, fasts, and the ninth of Ab, at the end of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haphtarah — Seph. Heb. /hahf tah rddah /; Ashk. Heb. /hahf taw rddeuh, toh /, n., pl. Haphtaroth, Haphtarot, Haphtaros Seph. Heb. / tah rddawt /; Ashk. Heb. / taw rddohs, rddoht, toh /, Haphtarahs. Judaism. Haftarah. * * * …   Universalium

  • haphtarah — noun a series of selections from the books of Neviim and ketuvim of the Tanach, publicly read in synagogue as part of religious practice …   Wiktionary

  • haphtarah — haph•ta•rah [[t]hɑfˈtɔr ə, ˈtoʊr ə, ˌhɑf tɑˈrɑ[/t]] n. pl. ta•rahs, ta•roth, ta•rot [[t] tɑˈrɔt[/t]] jud haftarah …   From formal English to slang

  • Haphtarah — /hafˈtoʊrə/ (say hahf tohruh) noun → Haftarah …   Australian English dictionary

  • Haphtarah — noun a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah • Syn: ↑Haftorah, ↑Haftarah, ↑Haphtorah • Instance Hypernyms: ↑excerpt, ↑excerption, ↑extract, ↑selection …   Useful english dictionary

  • -taroth — Haphtarah Haph*ta rah, n.; pl. { taroth}. [Heb. hapht[=a]r[=a]h, prop., valedictory, fr. p[=a]tar to depart.] One of the lessons from the Nebiim (or Prophets) read in the Jewish synagogue on Sabbaths, feast days, fasts, and the ninth of Ab, at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haftarah — Seph. Heb. /hahf tah rddah /; Ashk. Heb. /hahf taw rddeuh, toh /, n., pl. Seph. Heb. Haftaroth, Haftarot / tah rddawt /, Ashk. Heb. Haftaros / taw rddohs, toh /, Eng. Haftarahs. Judaism. a portion of the Prophets that is chanted or read in the… …   Universalium

  • Haftarah — noun a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah • Syn: ↑Haftorah, ↑Haphtorah, ↑Haphtarah • Instance Hypernyms: ↑excerpt, ↑excerption, ↑extract, ↑selection …   Useful english dictionary

  • haftarah — haf•ta•rah or haphtarah [[t]hɑfˈtɔr ə, ˈtoʊr ə, ˌhɑf tɑˈrɑ[/t]] n. pl. ta•rahs, ta•roth, ta•rot [[t] tɑˈrɔt[/t]] jud a portion of the Prophets read in the synagogue on the Sabbath and holy days immediately after the parashah • Etymology: 1890–95; …   From formal English to slang

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