caph

[kahf, kawf]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. capetian,
  2. capetians,
  3. capette,
  4. capeweed,
  5. capful,
  6. capias,
  7. capibara,
  8. capiche,
  9. capillaceous,
  10. capillarectasia

kaph

or caph

[kahf, kawf]

noun

the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

Origin of kaph

1875–80; < Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)

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British Dictionary definitions for caph

kaph

noun

the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ or, at the end of a word, ך) transliterated as k or, when final, kh

Word Origin for kaph

Hebrew, literally: palm of the hand

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