schach

Pronunciations

schach (SCHACH)

Definitions

  • n. Branches or bamboo used to cover a sukkah.

Example Sentences

  • "It is not necessary to completely remove the s'chach; it would be sufficient to lift each piece of s'chach up one foot or more into the air, and then put it back down." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • סכך

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).

      Alternative Spellings

      skhakh, schakh, s'chach, sechach, sekhakh

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