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.

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.

Nearby words

  1. sukarno,
  2. sukarno peak,
  3. sukarnoputri,
  4. sukhumi,
  5. sukiyaki,
  6. sukkos,
  7. sukkoth,
  8. sukkur,
  9. sukuk,
  10. sukuma

Origin of sukkah

sukkāh literally, booth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for sukkah




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 for sukkah

from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle

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