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samekh

or sa·mech

[sah-muhkh]
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noun
  1. the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. 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

noun
  1. the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s
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Word Origin

Hebrew, literally: a support
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