tref [treyf] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- Judaism. unfit to be eaten or used, according to religious laws; not kosher.
Tref, having been put upon the scent, followed the trail through several streets until he came to a night-shelter.
C. Ainsworth Mitchell
Llanfair tref Helygon,—The parish church was in ruins many years ago; the oldest inhabitant does not remember it standing.
British Dictionary definitions for tref tref treif treifa (ˈtreɪfə) adjective
- Judaism ritually unfit to be eaten; not kosher
Word Origin for tref Yiddish, from Hebrew terēphāh, literally: torn (i.e., animal meat torn by beasts), from tāraf to tear Word Origin and History for tref n.
Welsh, literally “hamlet, home, town.”