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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.
    • 2019 September 6, Jordan Weissman, “How Not to Fight Anti-Semitism”, in Slate[2]:
      Unfortunately, she has used the attack as a launch pad for a bizarre and undercooked exercise in rhetorical bothsidesism, in which she argues that American Jews should be just as worried about college students who overzealously criticize Israel as they are about the aspiring Einsatzgruppen who shoot up shuls.

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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

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 2Edit

From sh- +‎ ul.

AdverbEdit

shul

  1. one-sided, crooked
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 361

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish שול(shul).

NounEdit

shul m (plural shules)

  1. (Judaism) shul, synagogue