kaph

noun
\ ˈkäf How to pronounce kaph (audio) , ˈkȯf How to pronounce kaph (audio) \

Definition of kaph

: the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

First Known Use of kaph

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kaph

Hebrew, literally, palm of the hand

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“Kaph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaph. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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