the twentieth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (?)
Origin of reshClassical Hebrew (language) r?sh, literally , the head
The 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
Origin of reshHebrew rêš, of Aramaic or Phoenician dialectal origin; see rℵš in Semitic roots.
- The twentieth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
From Proto-Semitic *raÊ¾Å¡- (“head").