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lamed

[lah-mid, -med] /ˈlɑ mɪd, -mɛd/
noun
1.
the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Hebrew lāmēdh; cf. lambda
Related forms
unlamed, adjective
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lamed

/ˈlɑːmɪd; Hebrew ˈlamɛd/
noun
1.
the 12th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ל), transliterated as l Also lamedh (ˈlamɛd)
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: ox goad (from its shape)
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