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HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Homophone: ש

LetterEdit

ס (s)

  1. Samekh: the fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. Used as the numeral 60 in Hebrew numbering.
  3. Used to mark the end of a setumah.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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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