26th of Tamuz, 5774
Parashat Masei


Kaf/Haf/Haf Sofit

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Haf is the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Haf is also the number “twenty”. The difference between Kaf and Haf is the dot in the middle of the Kaf. Haf is printed several different ways as you can see .

Haf sofit

Haf sofit is the final form of the letter and is found only at the end of words.

Haf sofit


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Remember Hebrew is written from Right to Left, so we start on the top of the letter where you see the number 1. Take a look at the drawing to the left to see how it is done.

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The final letter form (when Kaf is at the end of a word) is written like this. It is called Kaf Sofit.

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