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NEW! I have added an  Alefbet Alphabet page and an English transliteration lessons Page with sub pages containing additional lessons! I am actively adding more to aid learners in a comprehensive way. My pronunciation lesson below can also be found on the Alefbet Alphabet page. Please leave any comments or questions you have! I hope you find my site for learning helpful


A =ah  as in pod/sod

E=ehh  as in hen/pen

I=ee  as in tea/flee

O=oo as in floor/store

U=oo  as in hoot/flute

There are long & short vowel sounds but the difference in pronunciation is so close we can use this guide and learn just fine.

CONSONANTS:  The hebrew alphabet is different from English as its alphabet is all consonants/with vowels made up of dots & dashes. We will not worry about that here.  We are only learning how to say it.

Alef=silent letter.  It only takes on sound of vowel under it.

Bet= B as in bat/bubble

Vet= V as in vest/violet

Gimmel=hard G as in gasoline/goblin

Dalet=D as in dog/door

Hey=H as in hay/horse

Vav=V as vest/violet

Zayin=Z as in zoo/zebra

Het=hard H like end of ugh

Tet=T as in top/ten

Yod=y as in yet/year

Kaf=k as in kitchen/camp

Khaf=sound as in ugh(above for Het) only even harder.

Khaf sofeet=same as khaf/at end of word

Lamed=L as in love/lamp

Mem=M as in mat/moth

Mem sofeet=same as mem/at the end of word

Nun=N as in nut/nancy

Nun sofeet=same as nun/at the end of word

Samekh=S as in safe/some

Ayin=silent takes on sound of vowel

Peh=p as in peanut/pound

Feh=F as in fun/fact

Feh sofeet=same as feh/at the end of word

Tsadeh=TS=ts as in the end of hats/cats

Tsadeh  sofeet=same as tsadeh/at the end of a word

Qof=hard k as in kindergarten/cop

Resh=r as in run/road

Sheen=sh as in shine/shoe

Seen=s as in sun/same

Tav=t as in tall/town


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