samekh

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sa·mekh

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

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

samekh

(ˈsɑːmək; Hebrew ˈsamɛx) or

samech

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

sa•mekh

or sa•mech

(ˈsɑ məx)

n.
the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1820–30; < Hebrew sāmekh, akin to sāmakh he supported]
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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"