Meaning of tenaim


Pronunciation: (Yiddish,Ashk. Heb.,Eng.tu-nä'yim, -nô'-Seph. Heb.tu-nä-ēm'), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Judaism.
  1. the terms of a Jewish marriage, as the wedding date, amount of the bride's dowry, etc., or an agreement containing such terms, made by the parents of an engaged couple at the engagement party.
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