American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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.
- n. The eleventh letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
- n. the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
- From Proto-Semitic *kapp- (“palm, hand”) (Akkadian 𒀉 (kappu), Hebrew כַּף (kaṗ), Arabic كَفّ (kaff), Ugaritic 𐎋𐎔 (kp)) (Wiktionary)
- Hebrew kap, of Phoenician origin; see kpp1 in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Aleph-kaph-mem when googled led me to the definition 'Angel'...”
“Actual Hebrew letters in original. mem and tet are transposed, kaph and vav look just like resh. * = final forms.p. 52, note "54".”
“In the latter expression the word for "hand," kaph, signifies "the palm of the hand," consequently, not even hidden uncleanness within the hand, -- therefore complete innocency.”
“On the basis of "like" = the famous kaph veritatis, and the well-known principle, post hoc ergo hoc”
“A: Well, there’s been a lot of confusion over consonants like he, waw, heh, yod, kaph, mem, and zayin . . .”
“ - except for letters א aleph and ע ayin, which are silent. vav nail, tent peg hand kaph palm of hand”
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