[Ashkenazic Hebrew, English kuh-too-buh; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bah]
noun, plural ke·tu·both, ke·tu·bot, ke·tu·bos [Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-too-bohs; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bawt] /Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈtu boʊs; Sephardic Hebrew kə tuˈbɔt/, English ke·tu·bahs. 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 of ketubah
kəthubbāh literally, something written
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Judaism the contract that states the obligations within Jewish marriage
Word Origin for ketubah
from Hebrew, literally: document
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