shuk

Definitions

  • Open air market in Israel

Example Sentences

  • "Most Israelis buy their produce in the shuk, not in a grocery store."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

שוק

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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