halalah
noun see halala

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • halalah — /heuh lah leuh/, n., pl. halalah, halalahs. halala. * * * …   Universalium

  • halalah — noun see halala * * * /heuh lah leuh/, n., pl. halalah, halalahs. halala …   Useful english dictionary

  • halalah — ha·la·lah …   English syllables

  • YUḤASIN — (Heb. יֻחֲסִין), laws dealing with the determination of an individual s personal status and its legal consequences insofar as such a status derives from a person s particular parentage. From the beginning of Jewish history, the ascertainment of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • halala — or halalah noun (plural halala or halalas or halalah or halalahs) Etymology: Arabic Date: 1961 see riyal at money table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • halala — /heuh lah leuh/, n., pl. halala, halalas. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, the 100th part of a riyal. [ < Ar halalah] * * * …   Universalium

  • halala — ha•la•la [[t]həˈlɑ lə[/t]] n. pl. la, las num a monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, equal to 1/100 of the riyal • Etymology: 1965–70; < Ar halalah …   From formal English to slang

  • MARRIAGE, PROHIBITED — A marriage is prohibited whenever there is a legal impediment to a kiddushin (see marriage ) between the particular parties. In some cases the prohibition has the effect of rendering the marriage, if it is celebrated nevertheless, null and void… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WIDOW — (Heb. אַלְמָנָה, almanah; pl. אַלְמָנוֹת, almanot). Biblical Period The Hebrew substantive almanah, usually translated widow, often does not simply denote a woman whose husband is dead, but rather a once married woman who has no means of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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