variants: or less commonly dagesh \ ˈdä(ˌ)gesh , -gə̇sh also -(ˌ)gāsh \
Definition of daghesh
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a point placed in a consonant in pointed writing in the Hebrew alphabet to denote that (1) it is pronounced as a stop rather than as a spirant or that (2) it is pronounced doubled
— called also respectively 1daghesh lene, 2daghesh forte
variants: or less commonly dagesh \ " \
Definition of daghesh (Entry 2 of 2)
: to mark with a daghesh
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