- the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Origin of samekh
< Hebrew sāmekh, akin to sāmakh he supported
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- the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s
Word Origin for samekh
Hebrew, literally: a support
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