sugya

Pronunciations

sugya (SUG-yuh) listen
sugya (SOO-gyuh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Passage from the Talmud.

  • n. "A distinct matter for consideration in discussion, thought, or study." (Weiser)

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic

Etymology

  • סוגיא

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      sugyah, soogya

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