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succoth

or suc·cot, suc·cos

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew soo-kohs]
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noun Hebrew.
  1. a plural of succah.

Succoth

or Suc·cot, Suc·cos

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo-kuh s, soo-kohs]
noun Judaism.
  1. Sukkoth.

succah

[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh]
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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Examples from the Web for succoth

Historical Examples

  • And they went from Succoth and camped at Etham on the border of the wilderness.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • So they must have remained in Succoth or have turned southward.

    Joshua, Complete

    Georg Ebers

  • The Egyptian localities, at least Rameses and Succoth, are known.

  • And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness.

  • With thorns and briars of the wilderness he scourges the elders of Succoth.

    Judges and Ruth

    Robert A. Watson


British Dictionary definitions for succoth

Succoth

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Sukkoth

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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