hupa, chupa, chuppa, huppa, huppah, khupe
- wedding ceremony (not including reception)
- "The Jewish wedding canopy; that is, the cloth under which the Jewish wedding ceremony is conducted." (JPS)
- "Are you going to Shaina's wedding?" "Just to the chuppah."
- "The couple's chuppah is made of a tallis."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb חופה khupá, Yiddish חופּה khúpe
Who Uses This
Rosten, Yiddish, JPS, Glinert, Steinmetz
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