"Turn the oven off! Shkiah is in five minutes."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb. שְׁקִיעָה shki'ah 'sunset' (from שְׁקִיעַת הַחַמָּה shki'at hachamah 'the sinking of the sun') > Yid. שקיעה shkieh 'sunset'
- 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
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Who Uses This
shekia, shekiah, shkie, shkieh, shki'a, shki'ah, shkia, shkiyah, shkiya
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