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(kɒf) or


(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ק) transliterated as q, and pronounced as a velar or uvular stop
[from Hebrew qoph; see qoph]


or qoph


the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew qōph]
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He did it with the flair of a much- practiced mohel: deftly he snipped the final Hebrew letter--the koph from Shertok, a Russian Jewish surname which some have linked etymologically to chort, Russian for "devil.
Kophs and Toth were instrumental in initiating the project and moving it through the various phases by working closely with Ecology, the property owner and the construction team.