hummusiya

Pronunciations

hummusiya (khoo-moo-see-YAH)

Definitions

  • n. "[A]n eatery that specializes in serving hummus as a main dish (often the only dish)" (source).

Example Sentences

  • "When you get to Beit Shemesh, you have to go to the hummusiya on Ben Gurion Street."

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • חומוסייה

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      hummusia, humusiya, humusia, chummusiya, chummusia, chumusiya, chumusia

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