s'chiya (schee-YAH) listen


  • n. Swimming.

Example Sentences

  • "After nikayon we have s'chiyah in the agam."

  • "This includes s’chiah in the agam for tzad aleph chanichim (swimming in the lake), hinuch (Jewish education), Tarbut Yisraelit (Israeli culture which includes shira and rikud), and all of the exciting chuggim (specialty activities).It is a wonderful way to start the kayitz." (source)

  • "May their journey this summer be beautiful, filled with shira, song, rikud, dance, omanut, art, simcha, happiness, s'chiya, swimming, ruach, spirit, and chaverut, friendship." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • שחיה, 'swim, swimming'

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      sechiya, s'hiya, sehiya, s'khiya, sekhiya, s'chia, sechia, s'hia, sehia, s'khia, sekhia, s'chiyya, sechiyya, s'hiyya, sehiyya, s'khiyya, sekhiyya, s'chiyah, sechiyah, s'hiyah, sehiyah, s'khiyah, sekhiyah, s'chiah, sechiah, s'hiah, sehiah, s'khiah, sekhiah, s'chiyyah, sechiyyah, s'hiyyah, sehiyyah, s'khiyyah, sekhiyyah

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