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The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
[Hebrew ḥêt, of Phoenician origin.]
heth(hɛt; Hebrew xɛt) or
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ח), transliterated as h and pronounced as a pharyngeal fricative
heth(hɛt, hɛs, xɛt, xɛs)
the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1895–1900; < Hebrew ḥeth literally, enclosure]
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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)