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The Letters of the Hebrew Alphabet

The Hebrew letter SHINShin

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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

SHIN is the twenty first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Shin is also Sin—depending upon the position of the nikkud.

Shin
The letter Shin

Sin
The letter Sin

Pronunciation.
Shin is pronounced as "sh" in shoe.
Sin is pronounced as "s" in sow.

Transliteration.
Shin is transliterated "sh".
Sin is transliterated "s".

Examples.
shalom - peace, hello (peace, hello) is transliterated shalom. Syllabification. sha-lom.
sameah - happy, glad (happy, glad) is transliterated samea. Syllabification. sa-me-a.

Gematria. Shin is equal to 300.

SPIRITUALITY in the letter SHINShin

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