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ayin

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noun \ˈī-ən\

Definition of ayin

  1. :  the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table



Origin and Etymology of ayin

Hebrew ʽayin, literally, eye


First Known Use: 1823

Rhymes with ayin


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