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aleph

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noun \ˈä-ˌlef, -ləf\

Definition of aleph

  1. :  the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table



Origin and Etymology of aleph

Hebrew āleph, probably from eleph ox


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with aleph

bass clef, Brezhnev, C clef, enfeoff, HF, Kiev, Narew, stone-deaf, tone-deaf


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