Our next letter, , is called Ayin ("EYE-yeen"). The letter is pronounced a lot like Aleph, meaning that it only has the sound of whatever vowel goes in it.

Imagine that looks like an empty pot with nothing in it. You have to put a vowel in it to give it a sound!

Let's try reading in actual words so we can try out this vowel thing again.

(ko ess) - Means angry.

(al) - Means on as in "on top of". It can also mean "about."

(ayin) - The name of the letter , which means eye.

(kauv) - painful - note that the dot makes it a kaf and not a chaf!

(ahavah) - Love!

Now that you know how to pronounce , let's go on to...