- two cents (fig.)
- small change
- "Can I can add my prutah to this discussion?"
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Modern Hebrew
- פרוטה prutah used in Rabbinic literature to refer to money generally, to a coin worth 1/8 of an Issar, and as a legal valuation of worth (Jastrow, 1926, p. 1219); שווה פרוטה shaveh prutah 'a prutah's worth,' a halachic category for the minimum value of a legal transaction
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Australia / New Zealand
- South Africa
- Great Britain
- North America
- The prutah was the smallest denomination of money during the Second Temple Period in Ancient Israel and also in the early days of the State of Israel (until 1960).
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