aleph (s.xiii4/4)

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aleph (s.xiii4/4)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  aleph; DMF:  aleph; TLF:  aleph; OED:  aleph n.; MED:  allef n.; DMLBS: 60c aleph ]
aleth,  alleph,  alleth,  allez  


1 (Hebrew)  letter aleph, first letter of the Hebrew alphabet
( s.xiii4/4; MS: 1315-25 ) Purquei fust allez nomez De totes lettres la premereine, E beth ore la secundeine, E gimel, purquei terceine, E dalez issi quarteine  900
( s.xiii4/4; MS: 1315-25 ) De alleph, beth, gimel, dalez Avant fustes opposez; Ore me dites, si vus savez, De he, vaf, zain, hez, E chescune lettre ke signefie  921
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex ) Et si vous volez savoir les lettres qe les juys usent, elles sont tieles et sont les nouns si come ils les appellent escript par dessous: aleph, beth, gymel, deleth, he, van, zai, gy, thet, ioth, kaph, lampd, mem, num, sameth, ey, phe, sade, coph, fyr, son, than  235
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