tefach

Alternative Spellings

tefah, tefakh

Definitions

  • A halachic unit of measure: four fingers (a palm's breadth) high.

Example Sentences

  • "My rov says that a tefach of a married woman's hair can show."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

טפח

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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