Alternative Spellings

shashlyk, shashlick, shashlyck


  • A dish of skewered and grilled lamb of beef meat.

Example Sentences

  • "Shashlik was originally made of lamb." (

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Who Uses This

Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there


North America


Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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