Alternative Spellings

schogeg, shoiyggayg, shoygeg, shoggeg, shoyggeg, shogeig, shoygeig, shoggeig, shoyggeig, shogeyg, shoygeyg, shoggeyg, shoyggeyg, shogayg, shoygayg, shoggayg, shoyggayg, shoiygeg, shoiyggeg, shoiygeig, shoiyggeig, shoiygeyg, shoiyggeyg, shoiygayg


  • One who commits a sin unintentionally.

Example Sentences

  • "All agree by Terumah that one is not liable for Chomesh unless he is Shogeg in the prohibition thereof." (

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew


שוגג shogeg 'unintentional'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


North America


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

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