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Learn the Hebrew Alphabet - Lesson 6
Ayin & Tet

By Jeff A. Benner


ע The "Ayin" is silent.

ט The "Tet" is pronounced "t" as in tune.


The Shuruq. The dot in the "vav" is pronounced "u" as in tune. The "vav" is silent.

  1. In Hebrew the adjectives come after the noun, such as tov (good) in sentence #1 below.

טָ עִ אֵט טוֹ עוּ טֶא עֶא עֶט .1 Audio
הוֹ הוּ בּוֹ בּוּ לוֹ לוּ מוּ רוּ .2 Audio
בֵּע בֶט שׁוּל טוֹב טוּע עוּט .3 Audio

Evening (Masc. Noun) עֶרֶב .1 Audio
Good (Masc. Adjective) טוֹב .2 Audio
Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל .3 Audio
Over, On עַל .4 Audio
She הִיא .5 Audio
He הוּא .6 Audio
Keeping (Masc. Participle) שׁוֹמֵר .7 Audio

Good Evening. עֶרֶב טוֹב .1 Audio
Who came in the evening? מִי בָּא בָּעֶרֶב .2 Audio
She came in the evening. הִיא בָּאָה בָּעֶרֶב .3 Audio
He came in the evening. הוּא בָּא בָּעֶרֶב .4 Audio
Peace over Israel. שָׁלוֹם עַל יִשְׂרָאֵל .5 Audio
What is his name? מַה שְׁמוֹ .6 Audio
His name is Israel. שְׁמוֹ יִשְׂרָאֵל .7 Audio
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