beth

[ beys, beyt; Sephardic Hebrew bet ]
/ beɪs, beɪt; Sephardic Hebrew bɛt /
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noun

the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Also bet, bes.

Origin of beth

1905–10; < Hebrew bēth literally, house; see beta

Definition for beth (2 of 2)

Beth

[ beth ]
/ bɛθ /

noun

a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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British Dictionary definitions for beth

beth

/ (bɛt) /

noun

the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ב) transliterated as b

Word Origin for beth

from Hebrew bēth-, bayith house
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