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lamed

[ lah-mid, -med ]
/ ˈlɑ mɪd, -mɛd /
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noun
the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Origin of lamed

1655–65; <Hebrew lāmēdh;cf. lambda

OTHER WORDS FROM lamed

un·lamed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lamed

lamed
/ (ˈlɑːmɪd, Hebrew ˈlamɛd) /

noun
the 12th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ל), transliterated as lAlso: lamedh (ˈlamɛd)

Word Origin for lamed

from Hebrew, literally: ox goad (from its shape)
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