from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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- n. The eighth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The eighth letter () of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding in sound to the Scotch ch in loch. Its numerical value is 8.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebrew ḥêt, of Phoenician origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)