shul

or schul

[shool, shoo l]

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

a synagogue.

Nearby words

  1. shufflingly,
  2. shufty,
  3. shufu,
  4. shuggy,
  5. shuha,
  6. shula,
  7. shula, don,
  8. shulamite,
  9. shulchan aruch,
  10. shulhan arukh

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British Dictionary definitions for shuln

shul

schul

noun

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 shuln

shul

n.

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

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