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The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
kaph(kɔːf; kɑːf; Hebrew kaf) or
(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]
the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1875–80; < Hebrew: literally, palm (of the hand), sole (of the foot)]
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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)