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a·leph

 (ä′lĕf, -ləf)
n.
The first letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew 'ālep, of Phoenician origin; see ʔlp in Semitic roots.]

aleph

(ˈɑːlɪf; Hebrew ˈaːlɛf)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet (א) articulated as a glottal stop and transliterated with a superior comma (')
[Hebrew: ox]

a•leph

(ˈɑ lɪf, ˈɑ lɛf)

n.
the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Hebrew āleph, akin to eleph ox]
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Noun1.aleph - the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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