or kof, qoph
[ kawf ]
/ kɔf /
the nineteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the uvular stop consonant sound represented by this letter.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of koph
From the Hebrew word qōph
Words nearby koph
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British Dictionary definitions for koph
/ (kɒf) /
the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
Word Origin for koph
from Hebrew qoph; see qoph
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