or Sukkot noun Etymology: Hebrew sukkōth, plural of sukkāh Date: circa 1868 a Jewish harvest festival beginning on the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the temporary shelters used by the Jews during their wandering in the wilderness

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  • Sukkoth — Sukkoth, das Laubhüttenfest der Juden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sukkoth — Seph. Heb. /sooh kawt /; Ashk. Heb., Eng. /sook euhs, sooh kohs /, n. a Jewish festival beginning on the 15th day of the month of Tishri and celebrated for nine days by Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside of Israel and for eight days by Reform …   Universalium

  • Sukkoth — Suk•koth or Suk•kot or Suk•kos [[t]ˈsʊk əs, suˈkɔt, ˈkoʊs[/t]] n. jud a Jewish festival beginning on the 15th day of Tishri that celebrates the harvest and commemorates the temporary huts used by the Israelites in the wilderness • Etymology: < …   From formal English to slang

  • Sukkoth — Eine Laubhütte von innen Sukkot (hebr. סוכות oder סֻכּוֹת, Hütten ; jiddisch Sukkes oder Sikkes), das Laubhüttenfest, ist ein jüdisches Pilgerfest bzw. Wallfahrtsfest. Es wird im Herbst acht (in der Diaspora) oder sieben Tage lang (in Israel)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sukkoth — Suk|koth <Pl.> [hebr. sukôt, eigtl. = Hütten]: Laubhüttenfest …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sukkoth — Suk|koth also Feast of Tabernacles a Jewish ↑festival which celebrates the gathering of the crops, and remembers the time in Jewish history when small shelters ( sukkahs) were made by the Jews when they were in the ↑wilderness …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sukkoth — Suk|koth die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. hebr. sukkôt zu sukkā »Hütte«> mehrtägiges jüd. Herbstfest mit dem Brauch, in Laubhütten zu essen [u. zu wohnen]; Laubhüttenfest (jüd. Erntedankfest) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Sukkoth — n. 8 9 day harvest festival, holiday commemorating the 40 years during which the Israelites lived in booths in the wilderness (Judaism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sukkoth — suk·koth …   English syllables

  • Sukkoth — /ˈsʊkoʊt/ (say sookoht), / koʊθ/ (say kohth) noun a Jewish harvest festival lasting eight days, commemorating the time when the Israelites lived in temporary shelter in the wilderness; begins on the 15th day of the month of Tishri (usually… …   Australian English dictionary

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