kaph

kaph

[kahf, kawf]
noun
1.
the eleventh letter of the hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Also, caph.


Origin:
1875–80; < Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)

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kaph (kɔːf, kɑːf, Hebrew kaf)
 
n
the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ or, at the end of a word, ך) transliterated as k or, when final, kh
 
[Hebrew, literally: palm of the hand]

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