ketubah

/kɛtuˈva/ (say ketooh'vah)

noun
(in the Jewish tradition) a marriage contract outlining the rights and responsibilities of the husband and wife.
{Hebrew}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ketubah — A ketubah (.] The ketubah became a mechanism whereby the amount due to the wife (the dower) came to be paid in the event of the cessation of marriage, either by the death of the husband or divorce. It may be noted that the biblical bride price… …   Wikipedia

  • ketubah —    In Jewish art tradition, a mariage contract, describing the obligations of the husband and wife. Especially among Sephardim (Jews of Spanish Portuguese origin), the Ketubah has often been highly ornamented, decorated with intricate and… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • ketubah — The Jewish Ketubah is a marriage contract or marriage settlement. Hurwitz v. Hurwitz, 216 App. Div. 362, 215 N.Y.S. 184, 185 …   Black's law dictionary

  • ketubah — Ashk., Eng. /keuh tooh beuh/; Seph. /keuh tooh bah /, n., pl. ketuboth, ketubot, ketubos Ashk. / tooh bohs/; Seph. / tooh bawt /, Eng. ketubahs. Hebrew. the formal contract in a Jewish religious marriage that includes specific financial… …   Universalium

  • ketubah — n. Jewish marriage contract (specifies a husband s responsibilities to his wife) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ketubah — ke·tu·bah …   English syllables

  • ketubah — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jewish views of marriage — Judaism traditionally considers marriage to be the ideal state of personal existence; a man without a wife, or a woman without a husband, is considered incomplete. [Babylonian Talmud Yebomoth 62b.] Betrothal ( shiddukhin )In Jewish law (halakha) …   Wikipedia

  • Ктуба — XVII века Ктуба (также ктубба (в ашкеназском произношении иврита ксубо), ивр.: כתובה; «документ»; мн.ч. ктубот) – это …   Википедия

  • Marriage — For other uses, see Marriage (disambiguation). Married and Matrimony redirect here. For other uses, see Married (disambiguation) and Matrimony (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

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