sadhe

[ sah-dee, -duh, tsah-dee ]
/ ˈsɑ di, -də, ˈtsɑ di /

noun

the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

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Also sadi, tsadi, tsa·de.

Origin of sadhe

First recorded in 1895–1900, sadhe is from the Hebrew word ṣādhē
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British Dictionary definitions for sadhe

sadhe

sade or tsade

/ (ˈsɑːdiː, ˈtsɑːdiː, Hebrew ˈtsadiː) /

noun

the 18th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (צ or, at the end of a word ץ), transliterated as s or ts and pronounced more or less like English s or ts with pharyngeal articulation
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