shul

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish שול (shul, school, synagogue), from Old High German scuola (school), from Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ). Doublet of school.

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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 (xúlon, timber, beam)[1]. Other possible cognates are Thracian sula (grove), Ancient Greek (Attic) ὕλη (húlē, forest, grove), 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. wooden pole
  2. gate bar, door bolt
  3. gun bolt
  4. roller bar (of loom)
  5. (nautical) boatmast
  6. (architecture) tie beam
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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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish שול (shul).

Noun[edit]

shul m (plural shules)

  1. (Judaism) shul, synagogue