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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.
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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
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