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terefah (not comparable)
- Alternative spelling of treyf
2003, Elliot N. Dorff, Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics, ISBN 0827607598, page 242:
- Of course, one might say that since we are all mortal, life itself is a terminal illness! That would put us all in the category of terefah.