resh

noun
\ ˈrāsh How to pronounce resh (audio) \

Definition of resh

: the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

First Known Use of resh

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for resh

Hebrew rēsh

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The first known use of resh was circa 1823

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“Resh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resh. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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