Who knows forty-four?
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44 is גאם, the Greek letter gamma (Γ). Chazal use it often when describing a shape of two perpendicular lines. Such as:
Some instances have the spelling as just גם (which would have worked for yesterday), but it looks like the spelling with the aleph is more standard. Also works well as in modern Hebrew they call the letter gimmel-mem-aleph, but same Gematria.
44 days of rain in Jerusalem in an average year