or kof, qoph
- the nineteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- the uvular stop consonant sound represented by this letter.
Origin of koph
From the Hebrew word qōph
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Coffin, kof′in, n. the coffer or chest in which a dead body is enclosed.
- the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
from Hebrew qoph; see qoph
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