takkana, takana, takanah, takona, takkona, takane, takkane, takone, takkone, takonah, takkonah, takaneh, takkaneh, takoneh, takkoneh
- A rabbinical decree or ordinance, issued to improve religious life.
- "Among the most far-reaching ordinances of the European Middle Ages was a takkanah against polygamy issued in the 11th century." (https://www.britannica.com/topic/takkanah)
Languages of Origin
תקנה takkanah 'improvement'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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