follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

koph

[kawf] /kɔf/
noun
1.
the nineteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the uvular stop consonant sound represented by this letter.
Also, kof, qoph.
Origin
< Hebrew qōph
Can be confused
cough, cuff, koph.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for koph

koph

/kɒf/
noun
1.
the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
Word Origin
from Hebrew qoph; see qoph
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for koph

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for koph

13
13
Scrabble Words With Friends