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Meaning of ayin

a•yin

Pronunciation: (ä'yinSeph. Heb.ä'yēn), [key]
— n.
  1. the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. the voiced pharyngeal constrictive consonant represented by this letter and cognate with Arabic 'ain.
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