sugya

Alternative Spellings

sugyah, soogya

Definitions

  • passage from the Talmud
  • "A distinct matter for consideration in discussion, thought, or study" (Weiser)

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

Dictionaries

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

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