chazir, chazar, hazar
- "go over; review" (Weiser)
- "OK, let's chazer the daf."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb חזר kh.z.r. (infinitive לחזור lakhazór) 'return', Yiddish חזרן kházern (stem is חזר kházer) 'review'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Sometimes used in phrase "chazer over," which corresponds to the Yiddish איבערחזרן íberkhazern 'to review'.
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