koph

koph

[kawf]
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

cough, cuff, koph.
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koph or qoph (kɒf)
 
n
the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
 
[from Hebrew qoph; see qoph]
 
qoph or qoph
 
n
 
[from Hebrew qoph; see qoph]

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