ז Zayin, the seventh letter of the Alphabet; it interchanges with ד, q. v.; with צ, as זהר a. צהר, זוודא a. צדה &c.; with ס a. שׂ, as זור a. סור, עלז a. עלס &c. ז as final formative (Palez = Pales), as אושפיזא, אטליז &c.