takkanah

noun tak·ka·nah \ täˈkä(ˌ)nä \

Definition of takkanah

plural takkanoth or takkanot \-ˌnōs; -ōs\
: a rabbinic ordinance initiating a practice not directly based on biblical authority or oral tradition and promulgated to meet the needs of the times or circumstances

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Origin and Etymology of takkanah

Late Hebrew taqqānāh


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