Tzlilanai Ha Alefaf

The alphabetical letters from Alef to infinity

In the divine Aahava (love) language there are 24 alphabetical letters. From Alef to Af each letter is represented by a single graphic symbol, symbolizing a unique phonetic sound that is beneficial to the divine ontelijontic genome.

ח

1 Alef Consonant and Vowel

Symbol
The tzlilan Alef begins the divine Aahava alphabet. The Aleph symbolizes  Aahava the divine, love, beginnings, unity, union and primacy. Symbolically the word Alef is composed of the letter Alef, Lahan (melody) and Af (infinity), symbolizes everything that language brought into being from Aleph to infinity.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless glottal stop,  IPA – ʔ.
The sound is produced by rapidly closing and releasing the vocal cords.

ב

2 Bet Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Bet symbolizes vision and observiation inner and outer.
Shape 
The graphic shape is similar to the Hebrew letter. The curved line rising up from the baseline is as a telescope enhancing our vision further.
Articulation
Voiced bilabial stop,  IPA – b. Both lips are pressed together while producing a sound.
Rapid release of air.

א

3 Gal Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Gal (wave) symbolizes the different wavelengths and frequencies that exist in the universe.
Shape 
The tzlilan Gal consists of two winding lines as waves of different lengths.
Articulation
Voiced velar stop,  IPA – g. The back of the tongue comes into contact with the soft palate.

ר

4 Ray Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Ray symbolises light, the beam flow of rays and the glow of sunlight, the electromagnetic spectrum and the speed of light.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced uvular fricative,  IPA – ʁ.
The soft palate and uvula at the back of the mouth generate friction against the back of the tongue.

ד

5 Da’at Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Da’at (knowledge) symbolizes ontelijontic thought, learning, understanding, insight, perception, knowledge and wisdom, personal and collective.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced lingua alveolar stop,  IPA – d.
The front portion of the tongue makes contact with the alveolar behind the teeth.

ה

6 Hey Consonant and Vowel

Symbol
The tzlilan Hey symbolizes breathing, the respiratory organs and the breath of life.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless glottal exhalation, fricative IPA – h. The pronunciation of the letter is with the exhalation of air.

ו

7 Voice Consonant and Vowel

Symbol
The tzlilan Voice symbolizes the unique voice of each and every individual ontelijont being and the manner of personal and collective expression.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced labiodental fricative,  IPA – v.
The lower lip contacts the upper front teeth.

ז

8 Zman Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Zman (time) symbolises time, the continuous duration of the present, simultaneously creating the future and the past, and the changes that occur in the ontelijontic bodysoul and in nature, relative to the cycles that occur in the universe
Shape 
The central line that stands on the base line, symbolizes the present. The two arches attached to it on the right and on the left, symbolize the past and the future.
Articulation
Voiced dental alveolar, fricative buzzing,  IPA – z. The sides of the tongue are raised and the air passes towards the teeth, through the central part of the tongue which is slightly lowered.

ג

9 Hai Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Hai (life) symbolizes life, the ontelijont life for infinity in the universe.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless uvular fricative, IPA – χ.
The soft palate and uvula at the back of the mouth generate friction against the back of the tongue.

ן

10 Tov Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Tov (good) symbolizes all the goodness and benevolence that exists.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless lingua alveolar stop, IPA – t. After the tip of the tongue touches the alveolar ridge it quickly releases the air, while the lips remain slightly apart.

י

11 Yahad Consonant and Vowel

Symbol
The tzlilan Yahad (together) symbolizes the ontelijontic life together in unity, the friendship between them and their joyful joint activities.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced palatal approximant, IPA – j. The middle of the tongue approaches or contacts the hard palate in the middle part of the roof of the mouth.

ם

12 Kef Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Kef (fun) symbolizes, enjoyable experiences, pleasantness and pleasure, amusement and entertainment, leisure activities, concerts, lectures, trips, social activities.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless velar stop,  IPA – k. The back of tongue contacts the soft palate at the back.

ל

13 Lahan Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Lahan (melody) symbolizes melodies, music, dance and singing.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced lingua (tongue) lateral approximant, alveolar, IPA – l. The tip of the tongue forms a closure with the alveolar ridge allowing the airflow to leave from the sides.

מ

14 Mai Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Mai symbolizes the water cycle on, above and below the surface of the planet and the transition between solid (ice), liquid and vapour, the flow of water in many places in the universe and its wonderful properties.
Shape 
The shape is similar to the Hebrew letter. It has an opening on the left as flowing water.
Articulation
Voiced nasal bilabial, IPA – m. Both lips meet. The closure of the lips prevents airflow from the mouth, allowing the air to flow out through the nose.

נ

15 Nano Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Nano symbolizes the particles at the atomic sub-level, the quantum level and minimal nano technology.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiced nasal lingua alveolar IPA – n. The front of the tongue connects with the alveolar behind the teeth preventing the air from flowing from the mouth, but allowing the air to flow out through the nose.

ס

16 Semel Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Semel (symbol) symbolizes anything that represents a meaning, an idea, an object, or a concept.
Shape 
The shape is similar to the Hebrew letter and is open to the right.
Articulation
Voiceless dental alveolar, fricative hissing, IPA – s. The sides of the tongue are raised and the back lowers slightly directing the air flow more intensively towards the teeth.

פ

17 Petah Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Petah symbolizes entering and exiting from place to place, both physically through the various architectural structures, and also symbolically by the infinite possibilities open to the ontelijonts in the universe.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless bilabial stop, IPA – p. The lips come into contact with each other, quickly blocking and releasing the air stream.

צ

18 Tzlil Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Tzlil (sound) symbolizes the harmonious sounds of the divine Aahava language, and the harmony of all the sounds that exist in nature and the universe.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless dental alveolar sibilant affricate, IPA – ʦ. The tongue is elevated while the tip lowers and curves, directing the air flow more intensively through the narrow opening towards the teeth.

ש

19 Shem Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Shem (name) symbolizes the names in a language that give the unique, personal characterization.
Shape 
The graphic shape is the same as the Hebrew letter.
Articulation
Voiceless postalveolar, fricative sibilant, IPA – ʃ. The teeth come closer together and the corners of the lips squeeze towards the centre. The middle of the tongue comes up slightly and gently touches the inner corners of the top teeth without touching the roof of the mouth and the air flows along the gap that was created.

כ

20 Waw Consonant and Vowel

Symbol
The tzlilan Waw (wow) symbolizes the enthusiasm and excitement from the miraculous, wondrous universe. Symbolically the waw is as an open bowl facing upwards, containing all the goodness and love that exists.
Shape 
The shape is as an open bowl facing up.
Articulation
Voiced labial velar approximant, IPA – w. The lips round and the back of the tongue approaches the soft palate, creating a narrow space in the mouth through which air flows.

ף

21 Jour Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Jour symbolizes the various cycles that exist in the universe. One jour (day) is determined by one full rotation of a planet on its axis, relative to its nearest sun.
Shape 
The central line that stands on the base line, symbolizes the ontelijonts living on the planet together with inanimate objects, the arc connected to this line, symbolizes the various cycles surrounding them in the universe.
Articulation
Voiced dental postalveolar palate, fricative,  IPA – ʒ. The mouth is slightly open and the lips are rounded upwards. The tongue arches rising to the roof of the mouth without touching it. The air flows towards the teeth through the gap created between the blade of the tongue and the roof of the mouth.

ק

22 Gen Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Gen symbolises the genome, communication and the connection between language and the genetic structure.
Shape 
The shape is inspired by the structure of part of the helix of DNA. The upper and lower arcs connect with a central line, as a communication axis.
Articulation
Voiced postalveolar sibilant affricate,  IPA – ʤ. A friction is first created by stopping the airflow with the tongue touching the alveolar ridge behind the teeth, then the tip of the tongue releases a narrow gap letting the air flow creating a friction.

ך

23 Chi Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Chi symbolizes the energy and flow of life to infinity and the flow of the different energies that exist in the universe, for example, the flow of water, blood, electrons etc…
Shape 
The shape is as flowing energy.
Articulation
Voiceless postalveolar, sibilant affricate, IPA – tʃ. The upper and front of the tongue touches the anterior palate stopping the air completely, then the tip of the tongue releases a small gap letting the air flow creating a friction.

ע

24 Af Consonant

Symbol
The tzlilan Af symbolizes life to infinity. Symbolically the word Af contains all the letters of the alphabet, from Aleph to Af (infinity).
Shape 
The graphic shape is as a spiral.
Articulation
Voiceless labiodental fricative, IPA – f.
The lower lip contacts the upper teeth creating friction as the air flows.