[Sephardic Hebrew soo-kah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English soo k-uh]
- 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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- a temporary structure with a roof of branches in which orthodox Jews eat and, if possible, sleep during the festival of SukkothAlso called: tabernacle
from Hebrew, literally: tabernacle