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Definition of "heth" [heth]

  • The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "heth" in a sentence
  • "Schliefer's analysis is speculative but intriguing, for he notes on page 2 that the letter "heth" (ח) of the word "grace" (חן = chen) introduces an "h," and he suggests that a quote from Hackluyt supplied by Melville shortly prior to the erroneous "grace" offers a clue that the 'error' is intentional:"
  • "Ableitung aus einem *malit, vgl. heth. melit, luw. mallit-, wobei das Suffix noch unklar ist: Dat-Lok."
  • "It heth ane handsome church, with many ancient monuments and inscriptions on the old, interments of the Earles of this place."