gimel


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gim·el

 (gĭm′əl)
n.
The third letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew gîmel, of Phoenician origin; see gml in Semitic roots.]

gimel

(ˈɡɪməl; Hebrew ˈɡiːmɛl)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the third letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ג) transliterated as g or, when final, gh
[literally: camel]

gim•el

(ˈgɪm əl)

n.
the third letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew gīmel, akin to gāmāl camel]
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Noun1.gimel - the 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabetgimel - the 3rd 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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