Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.


The 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew 'ayin, eye, ayin; see ʕyn in Semitic roots.]


(ˈɑːjɪn; Hebrew ˈajiːn)
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 16th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ע), originally a pharyngeal fricative, that is now silent and transliterated by a raised inverted comma (`)


(ˈɑ yɪn, ˈɑ yin)

the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1875–80; < Hebrew ‘ayin literally, eye]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ayin - the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabetayin - the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
References in periodicals archive ?
It was likely first used in medieval Germany, as a translation from the Hebrew b'li ayin hara, according to Rivka Ulmer, professor of Jewish studies at Bucknell University and author of The Evil Eye in the Bible and Rabbinic Litera-lure.
In fact, visualized in the form of a point on the circumference of a circle, the highest point of spiritual achievement in bitul, termed "the essence of the Ein Sof" or "the true ayin," is at once a lowly and exalted state, given the utter humility of this condition (181).
that Israeli armed settlers from the illegal Beit Ayin settlement, under the
Basvuru esnasinda olgularin 72'si (%38,3), cerrahi uygulama esnasinda ise 48'i (%25,5) 24 ayin altindaydi.
The Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayin had previously disclosed that his nation had strategy to improve economic ties with Azerbaijan more, because Iran s four provinces share their borders with Azerbaijan.
Earlier Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsun Pak Ayin said that Azerbaijan and Iran came to an agreement to open the
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Settlers from Bat Ayin, located in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, regularly assault Palestinian farmers in an attempt to force them to abandon their fields.
Iki ayin altindaki cocuklarda artmis absorbsiyon ve/ veya irritasyon nedeniyle topikal kullanimindan kacinmak veya dikkatli olmak gerekir.
Science Citation Index Expanded'a girmeden onceki son yilimiz olan 2008 yilinda dergimize 23 arastirma, 36 olgu sunumu, 3 tane ayin olgusu gonderildi ve sekiz yazardan da derleme isteginde bulunuldu.
UNFLAGGING J Dublin fans are staying positive Dubl blin ar st stay ayin ing po po i si siti ti tive ve ve HOMEWARD BOUND J A downcast Irish fan waits at Poznan airport LIFT-OFF Z Roisin Doyle gets carried away with Stephen Rynne DONKEY KICK nStephen Conway from Dublin SPIRITJ Colm Leahy, Chris Morrissey and Shane O'Neill RAIL GOOD SLEEP n Two Irish fans bed down in Poznan's train station
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ruslan Kazakbaev and Chinese Minister of Justice U Ayin signed an Agreement on transfer of imprisoned persons.