from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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- n. The twelfth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding to l.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebrew lāmed, of Phoenician origin; see lmd in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
"Some Functions of the Hebrew Particles beth and lamedh," JQR 62 (1972) 199-206.