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Parallel Hebrew Old Testament

Hebrew Alphabet
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The Hebrew Alphabet
And Transliteration Chart

Modern Hebrew Paleo Hebrew Name Pronuciation Transliteration

'Aleph (aw'-lef)

' - unappreciable

'a

Beyth (bayth)

b

B

Giymel (ghee'-mel)

g - hard = g

G

Daleth (daw'-leth)

d

D

He (hay)

h - often quiescent

H

Vav (vawv)

v or w quiescent

V

Zayin (zah'yin)

z, as in zeal

Z

Cheyth (khayth)

German ch = c (nearly kh)

Ch

Teyth (tayth)

t

T

Yowd (yode)

y, often quiescent

Y
, final

Kaph (caf)

k

K

Lamed (law'-med)

l

L
, final

Mem (mame)

m

M
, final

Nuwn (noon)

n

N

Samek (saw'-mek)

c = s sharp

S

'Ayin (ah'-yin)

' guttural

'y
, final

Phe (fay),
Pe (pay)

ph = f = f
p

Ph
, final

Tsadey (tsaw-day')

ts

Ts

Qowph (cofe)

q = k

Q

Reysh (raysh)

u

Ur

Siyn,
Shiyn

s sharp,
sh

Sh

Thav (thawv),
Tav (tawv)

t

Th

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