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Kesuvos 66

1) [line 7] HA'ADAFAH SHE'LO AL YEDEI HA'DECHAK - the surplus [of her Ma'aseh Yadayim over the amount in which she is obligated by the Chachamim (Mishnah Kesuvos 5:9, Daf 64b)] that she accomplishes without any extra effort

2) [line 23] ZILUSA - disgrace
3) [line 25] ANI BEN TOVIM - a pauper who comes from a refined, well-to-do family
4) [line 29] CHASANO - his son-in-law
5) [line 32] UCH'NEGED HA'SHUM HU POSEK PACHOS CHOMESH - when an appraised object is included in the possessions (Nichshei Tzon Barzel, see Background to Kesuvos 47:6) that the wife brings into the marriage (that are written in the Kesuvah and that he inherits if she dies before him) the husband writes as their value *one fifth less* than their appraised value. RASHI explains that there are two reasons for this Halachah: (a) because these possessions depreciate in value. TOSFOS DH Pachos explains that this reason refers to items that are normally used, such as clothing and the like; (b) because the appraisals made are exaggerated for the honor of the wife, to endear her to her husband. TOSFOS ibid. explains that this reason refers to items that are not normally used and do not depreciate, such as bolts of cloth and the like


6) [line 1] [MAH] SHE'CHASAN POSEK HU POSEK PACHOS CHOMESH - (a) as above, previous entry (RASHI); (b) items that the *husband* brings into the marriage for his future wife to use. The appraisals made are exaggerated for the honor of the husband, and because these possessions depreciate in value since these items are normally used, such as clothing and the like (TOSFOS DH ucheshe'Chasan, citing RABEINU CHANANEL)

7) [line 9] SIL'AH - her Sela, a coin worth four Dinerin (see Background to Kesuvos 64:27a)

8) [line 10] KUPAH - a chest for perfumes, salves and ointments
9) [line 13] ISKA RABAH - a large [sum that will be used as an] investment
10) [line 17] ZUTAR ZIYUNA - the expenditures and liabilities are minimal
11a) [line 21] MANEH HA'NISHOM - the appraised Maneh (i.e. value)
b) [line 22] MANEH HA'MISKABEL - the value that the husband accepted upon himself and recorded in the Kesuvah

*12*) [line 31] V'ANU ACHAREHA - (in this instance, the Chachamim *did* answer Amen, while in the incident on Daf 65a they did not. The reason for this is that on 65a the woman was a Shomeres Yavam, which is an abnormal situation, and it was not appropriate to wish that upon the Chachamim's daughters (SHITAH MEKUBETZES). Alternatively, on 65a, the *son* of Nakdimon died. The wish of the daughter in law was that the same should happen to the Chachamim's daughters in law when their *sons* die before their daughters in law. In this case, though, Nakdimon's son in law died *before* his daughter, and therefore the Berachah was more appropriate to the Chachamim. (M. Kornfeld)

13) [line 34] RIVAH ACHAS - one young woman
14) [line 40] LO CHEDEIN MASLIN MESALA B'YRUSHALAYIM? - Do [people] not say the following parable in Yerushalayim?

15a) [line 41] MELACH MAMON, CHESER - the salt (for preservation) of money, is its decrease (i.e. giving it away for charity)
b) [line 41] CHESED - acts of lovingkindness and benevolence

16) [last line] KELEI MEILAS - cloths of fine wool (Targum and Rashi to Yechezkel 27:18)

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