shogeg (SHOI-gayg) listen


  • n. 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
      • South Africa


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

      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

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