Kaph meaning

käf, kôf
The eleventh letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
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The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
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Origin of kaph

  • Hebrew kap of Phoenician origin kpp1 in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Proto-Semitic *kapp- (“palm, hand”) (Akkadian (kappu), Hebrew כַּף (kaṗ), Arabic كَفّ (kaff), Ugaritic (kp))

    From Wiktionary