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n. Hebrew or Aramaic book.
n. "A literary composition written particularly of, on, or about the Torah." (Weiser)
"What sefer are you learning?"
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Heb ספר séfer 'book', Yiddish ספֿר séyfer 'holy book'
Also used as a proper noun in conjuction with Biblical and Rabbinic texts such as "Sefer Dvarim" is "The Book of Deuteronomy."
"The phrase 'in sefer' refers to a comment of the author himself rather than to a comment recorded from hearsay or extracted from other works. 'That pshat is Reb Chaim in sefer.'" (Weiser 84)
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