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Sukah 15

1) [line 1] TIKRAH - a roof consisting of boards that are (usually) four Tefachim wide
2) [line 1] MA'AZIVAH - a mixture of mud and sand or stone chips, etc., that covers a ceiling

3a) [line 2] MEFAKPEK - (a) he detaches the boards and moves them slightly off the Sukah and then puts them back (RASHI); (b) he removes the nails from the boards (ROSH, TUR); see Insights b) [line 2] V'NOTEL ACHAS MI'BEINASAYIM - and he removes every alternate board [replacing it with Kosher Sechach]

4) [line 21] NESARIM MESHUPIN - boards that are planed, smoothed
5a) [line 22] CHITZIN ZECHARIM - shafts of arrows that fit into hollow- stemmed arrowheads
b) [line 23] NEKEIVOS - hollow-tipped shafts of arrows into which the arrowheads are inserted

6) [line 38] HA'MEKAREH SUKASO BI'SHEPUDIN - one who covers his Sukah with iron spits

7) [line 39] ARUCHOS HA'MITAH - (O.F. espondes) the lengthwise sides of a bed-frame
8) [line 40] HA' CHOTET B'GADISH - a person who hollows out [a space large enough to be a Kosher Sukah in] a mound of stalks of grain, [leaving the top stalks in place to form the Sechach]

9) [line 42] PARUTZ K'OMED - (Eruvin 15b) if the gaps of an enclosure built to create a temporary Reshus ha'Yachid (private domain with regard to the laws of carrying on Shabbos -- see Background Notes, Introduction to Maseches Eruvin) exactly equal the size of the solid part of the enclosure. (Amora'im argue as to whether most of the enclosure must be solid, or whether it suffices for exactly half of it to be solid.)

10) [last line] B'NICHNAS V'YOTZEI - when the Kosher Sechach, which is of the same width as the non-Kosher Sechach, is easily inserted into and extracted from its place; i.e. the width of the kosher Sechach and the spaces surrounding it is slightly larger than the width of the non-kosher Sechach


11) [line 1] EFSHAR L'TZAMTZEM - it is possible to make the size of the Kosher Sechach exactly the same size as the non-Kosher Sechach (see Insights)

12) [line 1] B'MA'ADIF - the Mishnah is referring to a case where he purposely left a space between the iron spits that is slightly greater than the width of the spits themselves

13a) [line 3] SHESI - lengthwise
b) [line 3] EREV - widthwise (see Insights)
14) [line 6] BIL'EI BEGADIM - worn-out scraps of clothes and fabric, that measure less than three Etzba'os by three three Etzba'os, and as such cannot become Tamei

15a) [line 7] ARUCHAH U'SHTEI KERA'IM - the longer side of a bed-frame with two legs attached
b) [line 7] KETZARAH U'SHTEI KERA'IM - the narrower side of a bed-frame with two legs attached

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