[hah-fiz] /ˈhɑ fɪz/
a title of respect for a Muslim who knows the Koran by heart.
(Shams ud-din Mohammed) c1320–89? Persian poet.
a title for a person who knows the Koran by heart
Shams al-Din Muhammad (ˌshæmz ælˌdɪn məʊˈhæmɪd). ?1326–90, Persian lyric poet, best known for his many short poems about love and wine, often treated as religious symbols
[haf-nee-uh m, hahf-] /ˈhæf ni əm, ˈhɑf-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a gray, toxic metallic element with a high melting point (over 2000°C), found in most zirconium minerals. Symbol: Hf; atomic weight: 178.49; atomic number: 72; specific gravity: 12.1. /ˈhæfnɪəm/ noun 1. a bright metallic element found in zirconium ores: used in tungsten filaments and as […]
[haft, hahft] /hæft, hɑft/ noun 1. a handle, especially of a knife, sword, or dagger. verb (used with object) 2. to furnish with a haft or handle; set in a haft. /hɑːft/ noun 1. the handle of an axe, knife, etc verb 2. (transitive) to provide with a haft n. Old English hæft “handle,” related […]
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[Sephardic Hebrew hahf-tah-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hahf-taw-ruh, -toh-] /Sephardic Hebrew hɑf tɑˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew hɑfˈtɔ rə, -ˈtoʊ-/ noun, plural Sephardic Hebrew, Haftaroth, Haftarot [hahf-tah-rawt] /hɑf tɑˈrɔt/ (Show IPA). Ashkenazic Hebrew, Haftaros [hahf-taw-rohs, -toh-] /hɑfˈtɔ roʊs, -ˈtoʊ-/ (Show IPA). English, Haftarahs. Judaism. 1. a portion of the Prophets that is chanted or read in the synagogue on […]