Definitions

  • n. Swimming.

Example Sentences

  • "On a hot day, it's always nice to have some time for schiya."

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • שחייה schiya 'swimming'

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      scheeya, scheeyah, schiyah, schia, schiah, scheea, scheeah

Edit     Something missing from this entry? Inaccurate? Feel free to suggest an edit.