Letter

Name of Letter

Sound of Letter

Form as Final Letter of Word

Aleph

(Silent)

Beth

Bat/Vat

  sounds like Vat and sounds like Bat; an internal dot makes a consonant "harder" sounding

Gimel

Golf

Daleth

Delta

Hey

Hi

Waw

(Vav in Modern Hebrew)

Win

(Valve in Modern Hebrew)

Waw can double as a vowel if written as
(food) or
(mode).

Zayin

Zebra

Cheth

Gutteral "H" sound

Teth

Tall

Yod

Yankee

Yod can double as a vowel:

feed

aisle

aisle

s

Kaph

sounds like King while sounds like

Lamed

Link

Mem

Mark

Nun

Noon

Samek

Sam

Ayin

The sound of gagging; typically silent for English speakers

Peh

sounds like Pick; sounds like Fix

Tsadi

a hissing "s" sound, or like "Tsar"

Qof

Quick

Resh

Run

Shin

like shin;
like sin

Tau

Tip
(in biblical times, a Tau with a dot was Tip; without a dot was thing; modern Hebrew contains no "th" sound; all Taus are hard "T" sounds.)