Definition of teruah
teruot\-üˌōt(h), -ōs\ or
: 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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Origin and Etymology of teruah
Hebrew tĕrūʽāh shout or blast of war, from rūaʽ to raise a shout, give a blast
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