How to Pronounce ayin?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ayin" is [ˈa͡ɪɪn], [ˈa‍ɪɪn], [ˈaɪ_ɪ_n].

"Ayin" in context

Ayin is an ancient alphabet and language used in the middle-east over 3,000 years ago. It is a set of 30 different characters, which have been found on archaeological objects such as coins and inscriptions. It was spoken in the area known as Israel and in parts of Syria and Jordan as well. The script was first discovered on clay tablets in 1901 in a small village in Syria called Ayin.

Ayin is said to have derived from the Canaanite-Phoenican language but some scholars believe that it was developed in the Iron Age.


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