Definition of Zohar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzəʊhɑː/


The chief text of the Jewish Kabbalah, presented as an allegorical or mystical interpretation of the Pentateuch.
Example sentences
  • The center's students are encouraged to buy copies of the Zohar, an expensive purchase.
  • I was the first person to translate the whole Zohar in 23 volumes from Aramaic into English.
  • Furthermore, the Zohar says, Adam is an acronym standing for the three milestones of human history.


From Hebrew zōhar, literally 'light, splendour'.

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