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kaph

[kahf, kawf] /kɑf, kɔf/
noun
1.
the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Also, caph.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)
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British Dictionary definitions for kaph

kaph

/kɔːf; kɑːf; Hebrew kaf/
noun
1.
the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ or, at the end of a word, ך) transliterated as k or, when final, kh
Word Origin
Hebrew, literally: palm of the hand
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