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klezmer Explained

klezmer at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

late 19c. (plural klezmorim); originally, "an itinerant East European Jewish professional musician," from Heb. kley zemer, lit. "vessels of song," thus "musical instruments." ///

klezmer at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » yi Inter: term » כּלי־זמיר||tr=klezmer|sc=Hebr, from Inter: etyl » he Inter: term » כלי זמר|כְּלֵי זֶֽמֶר|musical instruments|tr=k’lê zémer|sc=Hebr.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈklɛzmə/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈklɛzməɻ/

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » s|-|pl2=klezmorim


  • Inter: countabl » e A Jewish folk musician.
  • Inter: uncountabl » e A type of popular Jewish folk music especially associated with Ashkenazi cultures.