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aleph

[ah-lif; Hebrew ah-lef] /ˈɑ lɪf; Hebrew ˈɑ lɛf/
noun
1.
the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the glottal stop consonant or, alternatively, long vowel represented by this letter.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Hebrew āleph, akin to eleph ox
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British Dictionary definitions for aleph

aleph

/ˈɑːlɪf; Hebrew ˈaːlɛf/
noun
1.
the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet (א) articulated as a glottal stop and transliterated with a superior comma (`)
Word Origin
Hebrew: ox
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Word Origin and History for aleph
aleph
Heb. and Phoen. letter, c.1300, from Semitic languages, lit. "ox" (the character might have developed from a hieroglyph of an ox's head); see alphabet.
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aleph in Technology


1. A Language Encouraging Program Hierarchy.
2. A system for formal semantics written by Peter Henderson ca. 1970.
[CACM 15(11):967-973 (Nov 1972)].
(1994-12-15)

text, language
["Aleph: A language for typesetting", Luigi Semenzato and Edward Wang edward@cs.berkeley.edu in Proceedings of Electronic Publishing, 1992 Ed. Vanoirbeek & Coray Cambridge University Press 1992].
(1994-12-15)

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