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The Hebrew Letter LAMED Lamed

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Click a letter to find out more Aleph Bet Gimmel Dalet Hey Vav Zayin Het Tet Yod Kaf Lamed Mem Nun Samekh Pey Ayin Tsade Kof Resh Tav

LAMED is the twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Lamed
The letter Lamed


Pronunciation. The letter
Lamed is pronounced as "l" in London.

Transliteration. The letter
Lamed is transliterated "l".

Example.
Lamad - to learn, study (to learn, study) is transliterated lamad. Syllabification. la-mad.

The letter Lamed is also a prefix.
As a prefix Lamed
Lamed as a prefix means "to" or "for". Lamed is an inseparable preposition—it is always attached to a word—and usually takes a sh'va. In some grammatical situations it can take other vowels. [The rules for attaching inseparable prepositions to a noun are available HERE.]

Example. leolam - for ever (for ever), transliterated leʾolam. Syllabication. leʾo-lam.

Gematria. Lamed is equal to 30.

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