from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient Jewish liquid measure, equal to about 2½ pints.
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No one was quite sure where it had come from, but it had travelled with the K, they were the two voiceless velar Semitic consonants, they went back to the desert, to caph and koph.
In our image, after our likeness I do not scrupulously insist upon the particles B+, (beth,) and K+, (caph ) I know not whether there is anything solid in the opinion of some who hold that this is said, because the image of God was only shadowed forth in man till he should arrive at his perfection.
Wherefore the particle K+ (caph) is of importance, as intimating that marriage extends to all parts and usages of life.
Hebrew letter caph, or the Greek letter kappa, as they explain, ‘to run down in two parts.’
Then a bite to eat at Mellow (Jacket potatoes with ham and a nice salad are good value and filling just 30-35,000 Dong $1.50 USA recommended) and of course a caph soda (ICE Coffee).
_yod_, a hand; _oin_, an eye; _vau_, a hook or link; _heth_, a basket; _caph_, a head; _nun_, a fish; _phe_, a mouth; _shin_,