shul

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish שול (shul, shul).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shul (plural shuls)

  1. The synagogue.
    • 2006, Howard Jacobson, Kalooki Nights, Vintage 2007, p. 146:
      That Asher's mind would have also been on Elohim, at this moment receiving prayers in Asher's shul, goes without saying.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kśul(V)n-. Cognate to Ancient Greek ξύλον (ksúlon, timber, beam)[1]. Other possible cognates are Thracian sula (groove), Ancient Greek (Attic) ὕλη (húlē, forest, groove), or Germanic *sūlō, *sūliz pillar (cf. Old Norse súl, Old Saxon sūl).

Noun[edit]

shul m (indefinite plural shule, definite singular shuli, definite plural shulet)

  1. poles, bolt, cross-bar, yoke, lath
  2. mast
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Etymology 2[edit]

From sh- +ul.

Adverb[edit]

shul

  1. one-sided, crooked
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.361