sakanah

Pronunciations

sakanah (sah-kah-NAH) listen
sakanah (suh-KUH-nuh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Danger.

Example Sentences

  • "Don't drive without a seatbelt on--it's a sakanah."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • סכנה

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      sakona, sakoneh

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