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samekh

or sa·mech

[ sah-muhkh ]
/ ˈsɑ məx /
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noun
the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Origin of samekh

<Hebrew sāmekh, akin to sāmakh he supported
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British Dictionary definitions for samekh

samekh
/ (ˈsɑːmək, Hebrew ˈsamɛx) /

noun
the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s

Word Origin for samekh

Hebrew, literally: a support
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