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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kaphkɑf, kɔf(n.)

  1. the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of kaph:

1875–80; < Heb: lit., palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kaph(noun)

    the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


  1. kaph(Noun)

    The eleventh letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).

  2. Origin: From kapp- (Akkadian , Hebrew , Arabic , Ugaritic )


  1. Kaph

    Kaph is the eleventh letter of many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Arabic Kāf ك, Hebrew Kaf כ. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Kappa, Latin K, and Cyrillic К.


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