Hebrew alphabet

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Noun1.Hebrew alphabet - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)Hebrew alphabet - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabet - a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
unicameral script - a script with a single case
aleph - the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
beth - the 2nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
gimel - the 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
daleth - the 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
he - the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
waw - the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
zayin - the 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
heth - the 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
teth - the 9th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
yodh - the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
kaph - the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
lamedh - the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
mem - the 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
nun - the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
samekh - the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
ayin - the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
pe - the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
sadhe - the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
qoph - the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
resh - the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
sin - the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
shin - the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
taw - the 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Translations
alfabeto hebraico
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He believes that if the word "nvy" ended with the Hebrew letter "aleph," it would spell out "prophet" in that language.
But the word "Torah" can also indicate the complete canon of Jewish texts, also called the Tanakh, which is an acronym of the first Hebrew letter of each of the groupings of texts: Torah (the Five Books of Moses), Nevi'im (Prophets) and Ketuvim (Writings).
I remember in my first days at college when I held a loaf of bread at the dinner table and told my mom how its shape resembled the Hebrew letter saad or tsadi: U*.
In both cases, none other than the Hebrew letter aleph is in question.
It was an idea that resulted from collaboration and compromise: Hale had experience working with perforated aluminum from his years in Frank Gehry's office, while Morris had once seen a porch light in the shape of the Hebrew letter L.
In these cases, an apostrophe is normally added over the Hebrew letter to signify the Arabic equivalent (to avoid encumbering the English reader here, we shall mention one letter only).
Twersky's poignant Hebrew letter, addressed to Yiddish writer Yaakov Dineson, is reproduced in full in English translation (218-35).
The black-and-white image in the rectangle above the Hebrew letter shin is taken from a photo of a burning synagogue.
In addition to T for totum (all), there was N for nihil (nothing), D for depone (put), and A for aufer (take), closely corresponding to the Hebrew letter meanings associated with gimel, nun, shin, and heh.
These spellings strongly suggest that the Hebrew letter yud had turned into the voiced affricate pronounced like the letter j in English.
The second Hebrew letter, from 1481, refers to the plague in Lisbon that delayed Abravanel's writing and then offers consolation for the Christian conversion and marriage of Yehiel's daughter, Clemenza.
July 21-26, New London, CT: Connecticut College hosts the Sacred Dance Guild Festival 2005, with presenters in Afro-Latin Dance, Chinese Cultural Dance, Otiyot Khayyot-Sacred Hebrew Letter Movement, Liturgy of the Hours in Dance, and Isadora Duncan reconstruction work, plus master classes in technique, Pilates, and yoga.