ketubah

Definitions

  • "The Jewish marriage contract, traditionally written in Aramaic." (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "My sister designed a beautiful ketubah for her impending wedding."

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Etymology

    • כתובה
      • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Regions

      • North America
      • Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
      • Alternative Spellings

        ksuva, kesuva, ketuba, k'tubah, k'tuba

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