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The Hebrew Alphabet

THE HEBREW ALPHABET

Sounds Like . . .

[Letter Number] Name

Hebrew Letter

Silent

[1] Alef

a

B

[2] Bet

B

V

[2] Vet

b

G (as in "Get")

[3] Gimel

g

D

[4] Dalet

d

H (normally silent at the end of a word when not voweled)

[5] Hay

h

V

[6] Vav

w

Z

[7] Zayin

z

CH (as in the Hebrew word "challah" or Sabbath bread)

[8] Chet

x

T

[9] Tet

j

Y

[10] Yood (Yod)

y

K

[11] Kaf

K

CH (as in the Hebrew word "challah" or Sabbath bread)

[11] Chaf

k

CH (as in the Hebrew word "challah" or Sabbath bread)

[11] Final Chaf (a Chaf at the end of a word)

$

L

[12] Lamed

l

M

[13] Mem

m

M

[13] Final Mem (a Mem at the end of a word)

~

N

[14] Nun

n

N

[14] Final Nun (a Nun at the end of a word)

!

S

[15] Samech

s

Silent

[16] Ayin

[

P

[17] Pay

P

F

[17] Fay

p

F

[17] Final Fay (a Fay at the end of a word)

@

Ts

[18] Tsadee

c

Ts

[18] Final Tsadee (a Tsadee at the end of a word)

#

K

[19] Koof (Kof)

q

R

[20] Resh

r

Sh

[21] Shin

v

S

[21] Sin

f

T

[22] Tav

t




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