Bet (letter)

Beth ( בית ) is the second letter in the Hebrew alphabet. Beth is in modern Hebrew at the beginning of a syllable after a consonant and in word-initial spoken as [b ] ( in dot notation with a dot ( Dagesch ) displayed in the center of the letter ), otherwise known as [v ]. He has the numerical value 2 The Torah begins with the letter ב.


Beth is a consonant from the stylized representation of the floor plan of a house ( beth = house ) is derived. For this Aramaic letters to the Greek Beta, which however has been aligned by the change in writing direction to the right developed. This in turn gave rise to the Latin as


Use in mathematics

The designated with Beth function is used in set theory to the enumeration of certain cardinal numbers.