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daghesh

noun da·ghesh \ˈdä(ˌ)gesh, -gə̇sh also -(ˌ)gāsh\
variants: less commonly

dagesh

\ˈdä(ˌ)gesh, -gə̇sh also -(ˌ)gāsh\

Definition of daghesh

plural

-es

  1. :  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 daghesh lene, (2) daghesh forte

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Origin and Etymology of daghesh

Hebrew dāghēsh


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daghesh

transitive verb da·ghesh \"\
variants: less commonly

dagesh

\"\

Definition of daghesh

-ed/-ing/-es

  1. :  to mark with a daghesh

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