chadar ochel

Pronunciations

chadar ohel (chah-DAR OH-chel) listen
chadar ohel (CHAH-der OHW-chel) listen
chadar (chuh-DAHR) listen

Definitions

  • n. Dining hall, dining room.

Example Sentences

  • "On Shabbat, we all meet in the chadar ochel for dinner and services."

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • חדר אוכל 'dining room'

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      hadar ohel

Notes

  • At some camps, campers often clip the phrase to "Chadar."

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