resh

[reysh]
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noun

the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

Origin of resh

1895–1900; < Hebrew rēsh, akin to rōsh head
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resh

noun

the 20th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ר), transliterated as r

Word Origin for resh

from Hebrew, from rōsh head
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