noun (plural shofroth) Etymology: Hebrew shōphār Date: 1833 a ram's-horn trumpet blown by the ancient Hebrews in battle and during religious observances and used in modern Judaism especially during Rosh Hashanah and at the end of Yom Kippur

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  • SHOFAR — (Heb. שׁוֹפָר), an animal s horn prepared for use as a musical instrument. Together with the reed, it is one of the earliest musical instruments known to man which is still in use. Etymologically the word is connected with šapparu, meaning wild… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • shofar — [shō′fər, shō′fär΄; ] Heb [ shō̂ fär′] n. pl. shofars or Heb. shofrot [shō̂frōt′] [Heb shofar] a ram s horn used in ancient times as a signaling trumpet, and still blown in synagogues on Rosh Hashana and at the end of Yom Kippur …   English World dictionary

  • shofar — ram s horn blown on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 1833, from Heb. shophar ram s horn, related to Arabic sawafiru ram s horns, Akkad. shapparu wild goat …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Shofar — A shofar ( he. שופר) is a horn used for Jewish religious purposes. Shofar blowing is incorporated in synagogue services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.In the Bible and rabbinic literatureThe shofar is mentioned frequently in the Hebrew Bible,… …   Wikipedia

  • shofar — /shoh feuhr/; Seph. Heb. /shaw fahrdd /; Ashk. Heb. /shoh feuhrdd, shoh fahrdd /, n., pl. shofars, Heb. shofroth, shofrot, shofros Seph. / frddawt /; Ashk. / frddohs, frddohs /, Judaism. a ram s horn blown as a wind instrument, sounded in… …   Universalium

  • Shofar —    Ritual ram’s horn of Jewish Temple liturgies, and the only instrument allowed in synagogue liturgies after the Temple’s destruction in A. D. 70. The Bible mentions the shofar 72 times, including Psalm 98. The shofar marks the coming of the new …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • shofar — UK [ˈʃəʊfɑː(r)] / US [ˈʃoʊˌfɑr] noun [countable] Word forms shofar : singular shofar plural shofars a horn that is blown during some Jewish religious festivals …   English dictionary

  • Shofar — Der Schofar (von Hebräisch שׁוֹפָר‎ [šōfār]), auch Schaufor (aschk.), sophar (sef.) und shofar (engl.) geschrieben, und auch Halljahrposaune bzw. Hallposaune genannt, ist ein altes Musikinstrument aus dem vorderen Orient. Das aus Widder oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shofar — noun /ˈʃəʊfə/ A ram’s horn trumpet Thaddeus the fluteplayer had, it seems, found a ram’s horn or shofar, and he was blowing this not in the normal manner of an angry summons but so as to produce a melody of four notes, like a camp call to dinner… …   Wiktionary

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