How to Pronounce cantor?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cantor" is [kˈantɔː], [kˈantɔː], [k_ˈa_n_t_ɔː].

"Cantor" in context

A cantor is a person who sings liturgical music in a church service or religious ceremony. The word comes from the Latin cantor, meaning 'singer'. Over time, the role of the cantor has expanded, and today they are often responsible for leading the congregation in singing hymns and other songs during religious services. They may also direct choirs and coordinate music programs in churches.

Cantors have an important job in leading and inspiring worshipers to express their faith in song. Many cantors have classical training in music and singing, making them invaluable to churches in teaching and leading choral pieces.

Usage over time for cantor:

This graph shows how "cantor" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

91 words made out of letters CANTOR

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