אלפא

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Aramaic[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

אלפא (transliteration neededf (plural אלפא)

  1. ship, boat, galley

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

אלפא (transliteration neededf (uncountable)

  1. Greek letter Α

Numeral[edit]

אלפא (transliteration neededm (plural אלפיא or אלפא)

  1. thousand

Hebrew[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

אַלְפָא (álfaf

  1. alpha (the first letter of the Greek alphabet)

Lishana Deni[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic אַלְפָּא (ʾalpā).

Numeral[edit]

אלפא (ʾalpa) (plural אלפיה (ʾalpe) or אלפאהיה (ʾalpāhe) or אלפאייה (ʾalpāye))

  1. thousand

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural אלפיה (ʾalpe) is used in combination with other numerals, as in ארבא אלפיה (ʾarba ʾalpe, four thousand). The other plurals are used otherwise.