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 (sä′mĕk, -məKH)
The 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew sāmek, of Phoenician origin; see smk in Semitic roots.]


(ˈsɑːmək; Hebrew ˈsamɛx) or


(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s
[Hebrew, literally: a support]


or sa•mech

(ˈsɑ məx)

the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1820–30; < Hebrew sāmekh, akin to sāmakh he supported]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.samekh - the 15th 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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Samek and Sheremeta (2013) in their experiment showed that recognizing low donors had an equivalent effect to recognizing all donors in increasing funds, which suggests that the publicity effect is related to shame aversion.
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