Hebrew Alphabet

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Hebrew alphabet

The Hebrew alphabet consists of the following letters. Five letters have a different form (known as the Sofit form) at the ends of words: these are shown in the table below the normal form.

Alef Bet/Vet Gimel Dalet He Vav Zayin Khet Tet Yod Kaf/Khaf
א ב ג ד ה ו ז ח ט י כ
ך
Lamed Mem Nun Samekh Ayin Pe/Fe Tsadi Kuf Resh Shin /Sin Tav
ל מ נ ס ע פ צ ק ר ש ת
ם ן ף ץ

Unicode table

The Unicode Hebrew block extends from U+0590 to U+05FF and from U+FB1D to U+FB40. It includes letters, ligatures, combining diacritical marks (niqqud and cantillation marks) and punctuation.

Unicode table
  …0 …1 …2 …3 …4 …5 …6 …7 …8 …9 …A …B …C …D …E …F
U+059… ֑ ֒ ֓ ֔ ֕ ֖ ֗ ֘ ֙ ֚ ֛ ֜ ֝ ֞ ֟
U+05A… ֠ ֡ ֢ ֣ ֤ ֥ ֦ ֧ ֨ ֩ ֪ ֫ ֬ ֭ ֮ ֯
U+05B… ְ ֱ ֲ ֳ ִ ֵ ֶ ַ ָ ֹ ֺ ֻ ּ ֽ ־ ֿ
U+05C… ׀ ׁ ׂ ׃ ׄ ׅ ׆ ׇ
U+05D… א ב ג ד ה ו ז ח ט י ך כ ל ם מ ן
U+05E… נ ס ע ף פ ץ צ ק ר ש ת
U+05F… װ ױ ײ ׳ ״ ׵
   
U+FB1… יִ ײַ
U+FB2… שׁ שׂ שּׁ שּׂ אַ אָ
U+FB3… אּ בּ גּ דּ הּ וּ זּ טּ יּ ךּ כּ לּ מּ
U+FB4… נּ סּ ףּ פּ צּ קּ רּ שּ תּ וֹ בֿ כֿ פֿ

Note: The ligature characters װ ױ ײ are intended for Yiddish. They are not used in Hebrew.

HTML Code Table

These are the Hebrew Numeric Character References. These can be used in many markup languages, and they are often used in Wiki to create the Hebrew glyphs compatible with the majority of web browsers.

Alef-Bet

ג ב בּ א
ג ב בּ א
ז ו ה ד
ז ו ה ד
כּ י ט ח
כּ י ט ח
מ ל ך כ
מ ל ך כ
ס ן נ ם
ס ן נ ם
ף פ פּ ע
ף פ פּ ע
ר ק ץ צ
ר ק ץ צ
ת תּ שׂ שׁ
ת תּ שׂ שׁ

Vowels and Unique Characters

Short/Hard Long/Soft
( ַ ) ( ָ )
ַ ָ
( ֵ ) ( ֶ )
ֵ ֶ
וֹ ( ֹ )
וֹ ֹ
וּ ( ֻ )
וּ ֻ
( ִ ) Letter Yud ( י )
ִ י
Shva Nach ( ְ ) Shva Nah ( ְ )
ְ ְ
Dagesh ( ּ )
ּ