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[reysh] /reɪʃ/
noun
1.
the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Hebrew rēsh, akin to rōsh head
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/reɪʃ; Hebrew reʃ/
noun
1.
the 20th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ר), transliterated as r
Word Origin
from Hebrew, from rōsh head
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