n. "A Middle Eastern spicy sauce made from fresh hot peppers seasoned with coriander, garlic, and various spices." (source)
"I ate so much schug at dinner last night--my tongue was on fire!"
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
- Arabic / Judeo-Arabic
Hebrew סחוג or Arabic سحوق
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
Who Uses This
zhug, skhug, zchug, schuk, zhuk
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