shuk

Pronunciations

shuk (SHOOK)
shuk (SHUK)

Definitions

  • n. 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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