sakanah

Alternative Spellings

sakona, sakoneh

Definitions

  • 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

Dictionaries

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

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