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The 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
[Hebrew qôp, of Phoenician origin; akin to Hebrew qôp, ape; perhaps akin to Sanskrit kapiḥ, ape, or Egyptian g'f, type of small ape.]
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qoph(kʊf; kɒf; Hebrew kɔf)
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a variant of koph
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the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew qōph]
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|Noun||1.||qoph - the 19th 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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