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The Hebrew letter shin (ש) represents an "sh" sound. It is the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

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Shin (also spelled Šin (šīn) or Sheen) is the name of the twenty-first letter of the various Semitic alphabets, including:

  • Phoenician Shin = ?
  • Hebrew Shin = ש‎
  • Aramaic Shin = ?
  • Ugaritic Shen = ?
  • Syriac Shin = ܫ
  • Arabic Shin= ش‎ (in abjadi order, 13th in modern order). Its sound is [ʃ] or [s].

The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Sigma (Σ) (which in turn gave Latin S and Cyrillic С), and the letter Sha in the Glagolitic and Cyrillic scripts (Glagolitic sha.svg, Ш).The South Arabian and Ethiopian letter Śawt (ሠ)is also cognate.
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Sheen (pronounced shin in ashkenazic Hebrew) is ש and it has the sound of sh.

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