shchuna

Definitions

  • "the religious neighborhood" (often referring to Crown Heights)

Example Sentences

  • "I'm driving from Monsey to the shchunah. Do you need a ride?"

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • שכונה shkhuna 'neighborhood'
    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • Australia / New Zealand
      • South Africa
      • Great Britain
      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      shkhunah, shchunah, shkhuna

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