tekiah

noun
te·​ki·​ah | \ təˈkēə \
plural tekioth or tekiot\ təkēˈōt(h) \ or tekiahs

Definition of tekiah

: one of the long deep calls sounded on the shofar as prescribed in the Jewish ritual for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — compare teruah

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History and Etymology for tekiah

Hebrew tĕqīʽāh

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“Tekiah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tekiah. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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