hashkama

Pronunciations

hashkama (hush-KUH-muh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Wake-up time.

  • n. An early morning minyan (prayer service).

Example Sentences

  • "Who will wake up the kids for hashkama?"

  • "Even though he's so tired, Boaz always leads the hashkama minyan."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • השקמה hashkama 'early'

    • Regions

      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

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      Alternative Spellings

      hashkamah

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