Mem

English translation: It's a Hebrew letter

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Hebrew term or phrase:Mem
English translation:It's a Hebrew letter
Entered by: Sue Goldian

13:50 Jan 29, 2002
Hebrew to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Hebrew term or phrase: Mem
in the bible
Sherwin D
It's a Hebrew letter
Explanation:
The only mem I know of is the thirteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. It looks like this - מ - when it appears at the beginning or in the middle of a word, and it looks like this - ם - when it's the last letter of a word. It also represents the number 40.
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Sue Goldian
Local time: 03:00
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It's a Hebrew letter


Explanation:
The only mem I know of is the thirteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. It looks like this - מ - when it appears at the beginning or in the middle of a word, and it looks like this - ם - when it's the last letter of a word. It also represents the number 40.

Sue Goldian
Local time: 03:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 370
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agree  John Kinory (X): Perfect exegesis!
2 hrs
  -> Thanks Yoni

agree  Suzan
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Suzan
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