Definition of Prutah

1. Noun. A bronze coin, equivalent to the Roman quadrans, used in ancient Palestine ¹



2. Noun. An aluminium coin, worth one thousandth of a pound, formerly used in Israel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prutah

1. a monetary unit of Israel [n PRUTOTH]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prutah

prusiks
prussianise
prussianised
prussianises
prussianising
prussianization
prussianize
prussianized
prussianizes
prussianizing
prussiate
prussiates
prussic
prussic acid
pruta
prutah (current term)
prutot
prutoth
pry
pry bar
pryan
pryany
prybar
prybars
pryde
prydes
pryer
pryers
prying
pryingly

Literary usage of Prutah

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1. Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala by Maurice Henry Harris (1901)
"Whoever gives a prutah to a poor man has six blessings bestowed upon him, ... On the next page of the same tract it is said, "For one prutah given as alms ..."

2. Universal Classics Library by Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"Whoever gives a prutah to a poor man has six blessings bestowed upon him, ... On the next page of the same tract it is said, «For one prutah given as alms ..."

3. Annotations on the Four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles: Compiled and by J. Elsley, James Slade (1824)
"two mites,] a prutah, the lowest Hebrew denomination of money. ... are a farthing ; a prutah is the eighth part of an Italian ..."

4. Annotations on the Four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles: Compiled and by Heneage Elsley (1812)
"two mites — ] a prutah, the lowest Hebrew denomination of money. ... are a farthing ; a prutah is the eighth part of an Italian ..."

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