- 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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The Hebrew letter for this card is Kaph, which typifies a grasping hand.Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards
Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer
- the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ or, at the end of a word, ך) transliterated as k or, when final, kh
Hebrew, literally: palm of the hand