[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.
a portion of the Prophets that is chanted or read in the synagogue on the Sabbath and holy days immediately after the Parashah.
/hɑːfˈtəʊrə; Hebrew haftaˈraː/
noun (pl) -taroth (-ˈtəʊrəʊt; Hebrew) (-taˈroːt)
(Judaism) a short reading from the Prophets which follows the reading from the Torah on Sabbaths and festivals, and relates either to the theme of the Torah reading or to the observances of the day See also maftir
[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 […]
[hag] /hæg/ noun 1. an ugly old woman, especially a vicious or malicious one. 2. a witch or sorceress. 3. a . [hag, hahg] /hæg, hɑg/ noun, British Dialect. 1. bog; quagmire. 2. a firm spot or island of firm ground in a bog or marsh. 1. . /hæɡ/ noun 1. an unpleasant or ugly […]
[hah-gah-nah] /hɑ gɑˈnɑ/ noun 1. the underground Jewish militia in Palestine (1920–48) that became the national army of Israel after the partition of Palestine in 1948.
[hey-gahr, -ger] /ˈheɪ gɑr, -gər/ noun 1. the mother of Ishmael. Gen. 16. /ˈheɪɡɑː; -ɡə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) an Egyptian maid of Sarah, who bore Ishmael to Abraham, Sarah’s husband flight, or, according to others, stranger, an Egyptian, Sarah’s handmaid (Gen. 16:1; 21:9, 10), whom she gave to Abraham (q.v.) as a secondary wife […]