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Shadchan



noun, plural shadchanim
[Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew shaht-khaw-nim; Sephardic Hebrew shaht-khah-neem] /Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃɑtˈxɔ nɪm; Sephardic Hebrew ʃɑt xɑˈnim/ (Show IPA). English, shadchans. Yiddish and Hebrew.
1.
shadkhan.
noun, plural shadkhanim
[Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew shaht-khaw-nim; Sephardic Hebrew shaht-khah-neem] /Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃɑtˈxɔ nɪm; Sephardic Hebrew ʃɑt xɑˈnim/ (Show IPA). English, shadkhans. Yiddish and Hebrew.
1.
a person who arranges Jewish marriages; matchmaker.
noun (pl) shadchanim (ʃatˈxɔnɪm) shadchans
1.
a Jewish marriage broker

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