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Tefilla Halacha

The sheliach tzibbur must look in a siddur when davening. That is why he is called a chazzan which comes from the Aramaic word chaza, which means to see. (Mishnah Berura, end of siman 53.)

(נג:פז) נכתב לשמו:…וקורין ש”ץ חזן שצריך לראות האיך יקרא ותרגום ”וירא“ וחזי [רד”א]