klezmer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Yiddish קלעזמער ‎(klezmer), from Hebrew כְּלֵי זֶמֶר ‎(k'léi zémer, musical instruments).

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Noun[edit]

klezmer ‎(countable and uncountable, plural klezmers or klezmorim)

  1. (countable) A Jewish folk musician.
  2. (music, uncountable) A type of popular Jewish folk music especially associated with Ashkenazi cultures.

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Noun[edit]

klezmer m ‎(plural klezmers)

  1. (music) klezmer