Pronunciation: (bās, bāt; Seph. Heb.bet), [key]
1. the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2. either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter. Also,bet,bes.
Pronunciation: (beth), [key]
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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