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 (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]
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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"
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In his 2007 article Morgenstern discusses assimilation of a medial daleth or taw in the vicinity of a bilabial.
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.