ketubah

noun

ke·​tu·​bah
variants or kethubah
ˌkeˌt(h)üˈvä,
kəˈsüvə
plural ketuboth or ketubot
-ˌt(h)üˈvōt(h),
-ˈsüˌv-,
-ōs
or ketubahs or kethuboth or kethubot or kethubahs
: a formal Jewish marriage contract that provides for a money settlement payable to the wife in the event of divorce or at the husband's death

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew kĕthūbhāh document

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“Ketubah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ketubah. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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