ס U+05E1, ס
HEBREW LETTER SAMEKH
נ
[U+05E0]
Hebrew ע
[U+05E2]

Hebrew edit

Pronunciation edit

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  • Homophone: ⁧ש

Letter edit

ס (s)

  1. Samekh, samech: the fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, after ⁧נ⁩ and before ⁧ע⁩.
  2. The numeral 60 in Hebrew numbering.
  3. Used to mark the end of a setumah.

Usage notes edit

  • In Modern Hebrew, the letter ⁧ס(s) is nearly always pronounced /s/; however, there are a few words and names with a /z/ sound that are nonetheless sometimes written with a ⁧ס⁩ instead of a ⁧ז(z); examples include ⁧מוזיקה \ מוסיקה(múzika, music) and ⁧פריז \ פריס(paríz, Paris).

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