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Taw Letter

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Taw Letter

Taw, tav, or taf is the twenty-second and last letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Tāw , Hebrew Tav ת, Aramaic Taw , Syriac Taw ܬ, and Arabic ت Tāʼ (22nd in abjadi order, 3rd in modern order). In Arabic, it is also gives rise to the derived letter ث Ṯāʼ. Its original sound value is /t/.

Taw is believed to be derived from the Egyptian hieroglyph representing a tally mark (viz. a decussate cross)

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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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