ayin
noun Etymology: Hebrew ‘ayin, literally, eye Date: 1823 the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table

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  • ayin — noun the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑letter of the alphabet, ↑alphabetic character • Member Holonyms: ↑Hebrew alphabet, ↑Hebraic alphabet, ↑Hebrew script * * * /ah yin/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ayin — Ajin Ajin oder Ayn (עין) ist der sechzehnte Buchstabe im Hebräischen Alphabet. Er hat den Zahlenwert 70. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Aussprache 2 Geschichte 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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