or schul

[shool, shoo l]

noun, plural shuln [shooln, shoo ln] /ʃuln, ʃʊln/, Yiddish.

a synagogue. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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the Yiddish word for synagogue

Word Origin for shul

Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school 1
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Word Origin and History for shul

"synagogue," 1874, from Yiddish shul, from German Schule (see school (n.1)).

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