Practice[ edit ] Advertisement for a matchmaking service Chennai , India In some cultures, the role of the matchmaker was and is quite professionalized. The Ashkenazi Jewish shadchan , or the Hindu astrologer , were often thought to be essential advisors and also helped in finding right spouses as they had links and a relation of good faith with the families. In cultures where arranged marriages were the rule, the astrologer often claimed that the stars sanctified matches that both parents approved of, making it quite difficult for the possibly-hesitant children to easily object — and also making it easy for the astrologer to collect his fee. However, when farming families were widely separated and kept all children on the farm working, marriage-age children could often only meet in church or in such mandated social events.
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All shook up, as in an acute disturbance. Beaten up, messed up, no good. A stinker, a louse. To eat like an animal, i. Compare with ess, to eat like a human being. A cry of fear or a cry for help. Oy Gevalt is often used as expression meaning "oh how terrible.
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Principal characters[ edit ] All of the characters are Jewish, except as noted: A firm supporter of the traditions of his faith, he finds many of his convictions tested by the actions of his three oldest daughters. Golde, Tevye's sharp-tongued wife. Tzeitel, their oldest daughter, about nineteen.