from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding to the English D. Its numerical value is IV.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- the fourth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
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- noun Alternative form of
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- noun the 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
So I've tentatively extrapolated that gamma, delta, iota, chi, and rho are *cemla (cf. gimel), *talta (cf. daleth), *eiata (cf. yod), *χei and *rusa (cf. resh).
And together the two exiled men began to recite, at first in whispers, then more loudly: "Aleph, beth, gimel, daleth ...".
He had screens in his laboratory that broke it all down into individual patterns-the steady pulsing waves from the cortex, the alpha and beta waves; beta-aleph and beta-beth and beta-gimel and beta-daleth.
[Hebrew letter 'resh'] for a [Hebrew letter 'daleth'].
The [Hebrew: daleth] meaning four would easily be misread for [Hebrew: resh] meaning 200.] [Footnote 79: The Knights of the Hospital of St. John and the Templars are here referred to.
He had screens in his laboratory that broke it all down into individual patterns -- the steady pulsing waves from the cortex, the alpha and beta waves; beta-aleph and beta-beth and beta-gimel and beta-daleth.
Thus _aleph_, an ox; _beth_, a tent; _daleth_, a tent-door; _lamed_, an ox-goad; _mem_, water;
They had no other or more appropriate confession of this than is seen in the root [Hebrew letters] yedo -- knowledge, compounded of the three symbols _yod_, _daleth_, _oin_ --
Their _beth_ was a house in the tent form; their _gimel_ a camel, represented by its head and neck; their _daleth_ a door, and so on.
As a certain person once said to me after I pointed out to him that our pronounciation of the undotted daleth is plainly incorrect [as explained above]: 'Do you imagine that the Hidushe HaRim [a great Tora sage of the last century] did not read Shema properly?'