chuppah

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English[edit]

A wedding under a chuppah

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxʊpə/, /ˈhʊpə/

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חופה \ חֻפָּה (khupá)

Noun[edit]

chuppah (plural chuppahs or chuppot)

  1. (Judaism) The canopy over a Jewish couple during their marriage ceremony.
  2. (Judaism, figuratively) A marriage ceremony, wedding.

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