Aleph meaning

älĕf, -ləf
The first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet, and its descendants in descended Semitic scripts, such as Phoenician Aleph (ʾaleph), Aramaic , Syriac ܐ ('ālaph), Hebrew א (“aleph”) and Arabic ا (álif).
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The first letter of the Hebrew alphabet (א)
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The first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
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Origin of aleph

  • Hebrew ’ālep of Phoenician origin ℵlp in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew אלף (álef), with a Hellenized ph spelling due to influence from alpha.

    From Wiktionary