beth

beth

[beys, beyt; Sephardic Hebrew bet]
noun
1.
the second letter of the hebrew alphabet.
2.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Also, bet, bes.


Origin:
1905–10; < Hebrew bēth literally, house; see beta

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Beth

[beth]
noun
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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beth (bɛt)
 
n
the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ב) transliterated as b
 
[from Hebrew bēth-, bayith house]

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Beth definition


occurs frequently as the appellation for a house, or dwelling-place, in such compounds as the words immediately following:

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