Kohen

Kohen

[koh-uhn; Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hen; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-heyn, koh-heyn, koin]
noun, plural Kohanim [Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-hah-nim, koh-hah-nim] . English, Kohens.
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Kohen or Cohen (kɒˈhɛn, kɔɪn, kɒˈhɛn, kɔɪn)
 
n
Judaism a member of the priestly family of the Tribe of Levi, descended from Aaron, who has certain ritual privileges in the synagogue service
 
[from Hebrew, literally: priest]
 
Cohen or Cohen
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, literally: priest]

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