Hebrew Alphabet

Hebrew Alphabet

If you're trying to learn the Hebrew Alphabet you will find some useful resources including a course about pronunciation, and sound of all letters... to help you with your Hebrew grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and memorize the sounds. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Hebrew. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Hebrew Alphabet

Learning the Hebrew alphabet is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. Without it, you will not be able to say words properly even if you know how to write those words. The better you pronounce a letter in a word, the more understood you will be in speaking the Hebrew language.

Below is a table showing the Hebrew alphabet and how it is pronounced in English, and finally examples of how those letters would sound if you place them in a word.

Hebrew AlphabetEnglish SoundPronunciation Example

א

aas in Albert

ב

bas in Bob

ג

gas in galaxy

ד

das in door

ה

has in hotel

ו

vas in vest

ז

zas in zebra

ח

sharp has in Hamburg

ט

tas in town

י

yas in year

ך

k (final)as in neck

כ

kas in kit

ל

las in light

ם

mas in home

מ

mas in moon

ן

n (final)as in man

נ

nas in nice

ס

sas in sweet

ע

‘ano equivalent

ף

p (final)as in loop

פ

pas in pony

ץ

ts (final)as in cats

צ

tsas in tsunami

ק

quas in queen

ר

ras in room

ש

shas in show

ת

tas in team
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ב

bas in bank

כ

kas in king

פּ

pas in park

תּ

tas in time

וּ

uas in ultimate

ו

vas in vanity

אֽ

aas in Albert

אֿ

aas in alphabet

שׁ

shas in shine

שׂ

sas in small

וֹ

oas in olympics

Hebrew Pronunciation

You saw how a letter is written and might be pronounced, but there is nothing better than hearing the sound of the letters in a video or audio. Below you will be able to hear how the letters above are pronounced, just press the play button:

Hebrew Pronunciation

The alphabet and its pronunciation have a very important role in Hebrew, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Hebrew alphabet, you might want to check the rest of our Hebrew lessons here: Learn Hebrew. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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