te·​ru·​ah | \ təˈrüə, -ü(ˌ)ä\
plural teruoth or teruot\ -​üˌōt(h) , -​ōs \ or teruahs

Definition of teruah

: one of the calls composed of a series of staccato blasts followed by a longer high note and blown on the shofar as prescribed in the Jewish ritual on certain festivals and at certain ceremonies — compare tekiah

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History and Etymology for teruah

Hebrew tĕrūʽāh shout or blast of war, from rūaʽ to raise a shout, give a blast

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