from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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- n. The eleventh letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See caph.
- n. The eleventh letter (ℶ) of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding to the Greek kappa and English k or c. Its numerical value is XX.
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- n. the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebrew kap, of Phoenician origin; see kpp1 in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Proto-Semitic *kapp- (“palm, hand”) (Akkadian 𒀉 (kappu), Hebrew כַּף (kaṗ), Arabic كَفّ (kaff), Ugaritic 𐎋𐎔 (kp)) (Wiktionary)