Definition of aleph–bet
: the Hebrew alphabet In Hebrew each letter in the aleph-bet has a numerical value. — Loris DeMarco, Sweeter Than Honey, 2008 But an acrostic composition, which presupposes not only the invention of the Hebrew alef-bet but also a literate milieu, was intended for appreciation in written form, whereby appeal is made to the eye. — Dictionary of the Old Testament, 2008
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Origin and Etymology of aleph–bet
borrowed from Modern Hebrew āleph-bēyth
First Known Use: 1909
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