chazarah

Pronunciations

chazarah (cha-ZAR-uh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Review of material previously studied.

Example Sentences

  • "We have an extra twenty minutes this class--let's do a little bit of chazarah."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • חזרה

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      hazara, chazara, chazora, khazore

Notes

  • Related to "chazer" (v. review) but not related to "chazzerai" (junk)

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