What is a Mayan matchmaker called?

Answer An ancient Mayan matchmaker was called an atanzahab. The atanzahab used the horoscopes of a potential couple to ensure the absence of celestial problems between the various gods of their birthdays.... Read More »

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What are Mayan headbands called?

The simple woven cloths--which were worn by both Mayan men and women and which resembled headbands--were known as a Tzutes. The Tzutes can also be used as light shawls, scarves or baby slings.Refer... Read More »

When did the mayan people build the mayan ruins?

The Mayan civilization flourished in southern Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and northern Belize with over 40 cities that eventually fell to decline. The Mayans built temples, pyramids and other cerem... Read More »

What is the Hebrew word for matchmaker?

The Hebrew word for marriage broker or matchmaker is shadchan, according to In Jewish tradition, professional shadchanim can charge a fee called a shadchanut for their services. Accordin... Read More »

What do you call a matchmaker in Yiddish?

The Yiddish word for matchmaker is "shadkhin." Many people make the mistake of thinking "yente" means matchmaker because Yente was the name of the matchmaker in "Fiddler on the Roof." Yente was onc... Read More »