daghesh

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

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

daghesh

transitive verb
variants: or less commonly dagesh \" \
also -ed/-ing/-es

Definition of daghesh (Entry 2 of 2)

: to mark with a daghesh

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Noun

Hebrew dāghēsh

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