Origin of kafClassical Hebrew (language)
Kaf is the twenty second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
An example of kaf is a letter in the Hebrew word for book.
the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (?, ?): in a text containing points, this letter written with a dot is designated kaf; without a dot it is khaf
- The twenty-second letter of the Arabic alphabet. ك
- Alternative spelling of kaph.
- Water is found in it a few feet below the surface, and a little cultivation is carried on at the small oases of Kaf and Ithri, whence salt produced in the neighbouring salt lakes is exported.
- I, 5 (Kaf He Ye Ain Sad) before xix.
- So also if Kaf corresponds to the Babylonian Kappu, " hollow-hand," the Sabaean form which Hommel5 interprets as the outline of the hand with the fingers turned in and the thumb raised is a better pictograph than the various meaningless forms of k (&c.).
- Baluch vab (sleep) =Zend hvafna; Baluch hap (slime)=Zend kafa, New Persian kaf; Baluch hapt (seven) = New Persian haft.