ketubot

ketubah

[Ashkenazic Hebrew, English kuh-too-buh; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bah]
noun, plural ketuboth, ketubot, ketubos [Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-too-bohs; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bawt] . English, ketubahs. Hebrew.
the formal contract in a Jewish religious marriage that includes specific financial protection for the wife in the event that the husband dies or divorces her.

Origin:
kəthubbāh literally, something written

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ketubah (kətuˈbaː)
 
n
Judaism the contract that states the obligations within Jewish marriage
 
[from Hebrew, literally: document]

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