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heth

 (KHĕt, KHĕs)
n.
The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew ḥêt, of Phoenician origin.]

heth

(hɛt; Hebrew xɛt) or

cheth

n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ח), transliterated as h and pronounced as a pharyngeal fricative
[from Hebrew]

heth

(hɛt, hɛs, xɛt, xɛs)

also cheth



n.
the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1895–1900; < Hebrew ḥeth literally, enclosure]
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Noun1.heth - the 8th 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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