sukkah

sukkah

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English sook-uh]
noun, plural sukkoth, sukkot, sukkos [Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew soo-kohs] . English, sukkahs. Hebrew.
a booth or hut roofed with branches, built against or near a house or synagogue and used during the Jewish festival of Sukkoth as a temporary dining or living area.
Also, succah.


Origin:
sukkāh literally, booth

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sukkah or succah (suˈkɑ, ˈsukɔ, ˈsukə, suˈkɑ, ˈsukɔ, ˈsukə)
 
n
Also called: tabernacle a temporary structure with a roof of branches in which orthodox Jews eat and, if possible, sleep during the festival of Sukkoth
 
[from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle]
 
succah or succah
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle]

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