[ kahf, kawf ]
/ kɑf, kɔf /
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the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Origin of kaph
1875–80; <Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)
Words nearby kaph
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Example sentences from the Web for kaph
The Hebrew letter for this card is Kaph, which typifies a grasping hand.Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards|Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer
British Dictionary definitions for kaph
/ (kɔːf, kɑːf, Hebrew kaf) /
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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