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n. - The 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Usage examples (4)
  • The appearance of the letter samekh before this verse merely emphasizes the negative tendentiousness of this teaching.
  • No two letters are identical, with the exception of 'sin' and 'samekh'.
  • 'ayins and hehs ... not to mention confusing totally dissimilar letters ... not as we the Ashkenazim pronounce the undotted tauw (tav) as a samekh, to our shame.
  • But those who used the Hebrew alphabet had a rather primitive tool at their disposal, namely the letters samekh (for s) and shin (for sh for more
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