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kof

[kawf]
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noun
  1. koph.
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koph

or kof, qoph

[kawf]
noun
  1. the nineteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. the uvular stop consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Origin of koph

From the Hebrew word qōph
Can be confusedcough cuff koph
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Historical Examples

  • Coffin, kof′in, n. the coffer or chest in which a dead body is enclosed.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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British Dictionary definitions for kof

koph

qoph

noun
  1. the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
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Word Origin

from Hebrew qoph; see qoph
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