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HAFTORAH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Haftorah mean? 

HAFTORAH (noun)
  The noun HAFTORAH has 1 sense:

1. a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah

  Familiarity information: HAFTORAH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAFTORAH (noun)


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Meaning:

A short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Haftarah; Haftorah; Haphtarah; Haphtorah

Instance hypernyms:

excerpt; excerption; extract; selection (a passage selected from a larger work)


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