shchuna

Alternative Spellings

shkhuna, shchunah, shkhunah

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

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

שכונה shkhuna 'neighborhood'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

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

Dictionaries

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