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The 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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samekh(ˈsɑːmək; Hebrew ˈsamɛx) or
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s
[Hebrew, literally: a support]
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or sa•mech(ˈsɑ məx)
the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1820–30; < Hebrew sāmekh, akin to sāmakh he supported]
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|Noun||1.||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)
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