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Hebrew = King and the letter ך

Hello everyone, I'm learning the word "king" in Hebrew which is "מלך" but I can't find the name of the letter at the end... Can someone help me please? Thank you!

1 month ago

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It is a Chaf Sofit, or final chaf. When chaf כ is at the end of a word, it is ך but it is the same letter. A bit like how capital letters look different in English, a few letters in Hebrew have final forms which are used at the end of a word.

1 month ago

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Thank you so much for answering ! It is so clear now :)

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You're welcome! mem מ mem sofit ם, phey פ phey sofit ף, tzadik צ tzadik sofit ץ are the other letters with final forms (hope I didn't leave any out).

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Not to forget nun נ ,nun sofit ‏.ן

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good catch!

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Agree with mispells.

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