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kaph

 (käf, kôf)
n.
The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew kap, of Phoenician origin; see kpp in Semitic roots.]
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kaph

(kɔːf; kɑːf; Hebrew kaf) or

caph

n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ or, at the end of a word, ך) transliterated as k or, when final, kh
[Hebrew, literally: palm of the hand]
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kaph

(kɑf, kɔf)

n.
the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1875–80; < Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)]
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Noun1.kaph - the 11th 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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I strongly believe that the collection of Vietnamese-American narratives housed in our archive here in the Center for Oral and Public History (COPH) at California State University, Fullerton is a segment of the heritage for generations to come.
30,5: aleph interpretatur 'doctrina', beth 'domus', gimel 'plenitudo', daleth 'tabularum', he 'ista', uau 'et', zai 'haec', heth 'uita', teth 'bonum', iod 'principium', caph 'manus', lamed 'disciplinae' siue 'cordis', mem 'ex ipsis', nun 'sempiternum', samech 'adiutorium', ain 'fons' siue 'oculus', phe 'os' [...] sade 'iustitiae", coph 'uocatio', res 'capitis', sen 'dentium', tau 'signa'.
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