Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


 (dä′lĭd, -lĕt, -lĕth)
The fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew dālet, of Phoenician origin; see dl in Semitic roots.]


(ˈdɑːlɪd; Hebrew ˈdalɛt) or


(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ד), transliterated as d or, when final, dh


(ˈdɑ ləd, -lət)

the fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew dāleth, akin to dālāh door]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daleth - the 4th 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"
References in periodicals archive ?
the examples of historical /d/ spelled with zayin instead of daleth are
Simplified, the acrophonic sequence reads: aleph (ox), beth (house), gamal (camel), daleth (door), heth (fence), the concepts being detectable in the shapes of the corresponding letters.
Hilaire de Poitiers, Tractatus in psalmum 118, daleth {IV), 12 : quod uero nos plateas nuncupamus, eodem nomine graecitas nuncupauit Sed plateas latitudines esse graecus sermo designat, et nos putamus has esse urbium uias.
Over time, she became the true embodiment of her given first name: Denise, in Hebrew the letter "D," Daleth, meaning an open door through which all things pass.
It should read [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (shaddai) but Perec writes resh ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) instead of daleth in the middle position.
The Hebrew for David is daleth (the number four) vav (number six) daleth; thus the number 14 is the sum of the letters of David's Hebrew name.
Daleth de Margules Audio: un preamplificador High End para sonido multicanal.
30,5: aleph interpretatur 'doctrina', beth 'domus', gimel 'plenitudo', daleth 'tabularum', he 'ista', uau 'et', zai 'haec', heth 'uita', teth 'bonum', iod 'principium', caph 'manus', lamed 'disciplinae' siue 'cordis', mem 'ex ipsis', nun 'sempiternum', samech 'adiutorium', ain 'fons' siue 'oculus', phe 'os' [.