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[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh] /Sephardic Hebrew suˈkɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈsʊk ə/
noun, plural sukkoth, sukkot, sukkos
[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew soo-kohs] /Sephardic Hebrew suˈkɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew sʊˈkoʊs/ (Show IPA).
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.
Origin of sukkah
sukkāh literally, booth Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for sukkah


/suˈkɑ; ˈsukɔ; ˈsukə/
a temporary structure with a roof of branches in which orthodox Jews eat and, if possible, sleep during the festival of Sukkoth Also called tabernacle
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle
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