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Number of characters in the Hebrew alphabet

How many characters are there in the Hebrew alphabet?

22

Not too many people know that the Hebrew alphabet is also known as the Jewish script, square script, block script or the Aramaic alphabet.  Not too many people know that the Hebrew alphabet has 22 letters, of which five have different forms when used at the end of a word.  It is interesting to know that Hebrew is written from right to left.  Furthermore, it is interesting to know that the letters of the Hebrew alphabet have played varied roles in Jewish religious literature over the centuries, primarily in mystical texts.

This fact is verified on : October 2, 2013.





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