ס

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Hebrew letter samekh freefonts.svg
ס U+05E1, ס
HEBREW LETTER SAMEKH
נ
[U+05E0]
Hebrew ע
[U+05E2]

Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Homophone: ש

Letter[edit]

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 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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