- Synagogue, Syrian word for 'shul'
- I left my kuracha in knis
Languages of Origin
From Arabic كنيس cognate to Aramaic כניסא and Judeo-persian and Bucharian كنيسا / כניסאָ same root as Hebrew בית כנסת (synagogue) and כנסיה (church)
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Syrian: Jews with recent ancestry in Syria
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