chanutiya

Alternative Spellings

chanutia, hanutiya, hanutuia

Definitions

  • At Jewish summer camp, canteen where campers get candy and other snacks. (https://ramahwisconsin.typepad.com/ramahwisconsin/2012/05/meet-rosh-sport-gal-atia.html)

Example Sentences

  • "At camp, you'll probably see me on the sports courts playing basketball or in the Chanutiya eating snacks."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

חנותייה chanutiya 'small shop'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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