Consonants

עִצּוּרים

Introduction

The 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet are all consonants, making it an abjad, a writing system without vowels. However, in reality, the weak consonants (א (alef), ה (he), ו (vav) and י (yud)) often represent long-vowels, and optional diacritical marks are used for short-vowels.

Letters

א Play
alef

-
ב Play
bet

b
ג Play
gimel

g
ד Play
dalet

d
ה Play
he

h
ו Play
vav

v
ז Play
zayin

z
ח Play
het

h
ט Play
tet

t
י Play
yud

y
כ Play
kaf

k
ל Play
lamed

l
מ Play
mem

m
נ Play
nun

n
ס Play
samekh

s
ע Play
ayin

`
פ Play
pe

p
צ Play
tsadi

ts
ק Play
qof

k
ר Play
resh

r
ש Play
shin

sh
ת Play
tav

t

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