or suc·cah

[ Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew suˈkɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈsʊk ə /

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.

Origin of sukkah

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

British Dictionary definitions for sukkah



/ (suˈkɑ, ˈsukɔ, ˈsukə) /


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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