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succah

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh]
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noun, plural suc·coth, suc·cot, suc·cos [Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew soo-kohs] /Sephardic Hebrew suˈkɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew sʊˈkoʊs/, English suc·cahs. Hebrew.
  1. sukkah.

sukkah

or suc·cah

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh]
noun, plural suk·koth, suk·kot, suk·kos [Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew soo-kohs] /Sephardic Hebrew suˈkɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew sʊˈkoʊs/, English suk·kahs. Hebrew.
  1. 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
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Historical Examples

  • Everything that is beautiful in the home is brought out to decorate the interior of the Succah.

    Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago

    Hannah Trager


British Dictionary definitions for succah

succah

noun
  1. Judaism a variant spelling of sukkah

sukkah

succah

noun
  1. a temporary structure with a roof of branches in which orthodox Jews eat and, if possible, sleep during the festival of SukkothAlso called: tabernacle

Word Origin

from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle
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