Samekh

Samech (lettre)

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Samech ס ס Hebrew letter Samekh handwriting.svg

Samech (ס, prononcé /s/) est la quinzième lettre de l'alphabet phénicien et hébreu. La lettre phénicienne donna le Chi (Χ, χ) de l'alphabet grec, le X de l'alphabet latin et de son équivalent cyrillique.

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En hébreu, sémékh signifie colonne, pilier, soutien

Sa valeur numérique est 60.

Le samech n'est pas à l'origine du sīn arabe, mais ces deux lettres ont la même valeur phonétique (/s/), et en général la même valeur numérique.

Particularités

  • La lettre Samech est, avec la lettre Mem finale, l'une des 2 lettres entièrement fermées, sans ouverture vers l'extérieur.

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  • ALPHABET, HEBREW — The origin of alphabetic script has always been a subject of human curiosity. According to Greek mythology, script was brought to Greece from Phoenicia. This tradition was accepted by the Greek and Roman writers, some of whom developed it even… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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