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Aleph or Alef is the first letter of the Semitic abjads descended from Proto-Canaanite, Arabic alphabet, Phoenician alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Syriac alphabet. It may also refer to:
- Aleph, a shorthand designation for Codex Sinaiticus, a 4th-century manuscript of the Bible
- Aleph number or cardinality, a measurement of mathematical sets
Science and Technology
- Aleph (inductive logic programming), an advanced system for inductive logic programming
- ALEPH experiment (Apparatus for LEP Physics at CERN), ALEPH detector or ALEPH experiment, one of the four detectors of the Large Electron-Positron Collider (LEP) at CERN
- Alef (programming language), the concurrent programming language used in early editions of Plan 9
- Aleph kernel, an operating system kernel, notable primarily for being one of the steps in the evolution of the Mach kernel
- Aleph Sailing Team, a French America's Cup syndicate.
- Aleph (novel), a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho
- The Aleph (short story collection), a short story collection by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges
- "The Aleph (short story)", a story contained in the collection
- Aleph, a character in the Warren Ellis comic series Global Frequency
- Aleph, a super high capacity storage device, is a plot element in the cyberpunk novel Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
- Aleph, a system constructed at Athena Station in the cyberpunk novel Halo by Tom Maddox
- "Aleph", the debut album by Gesaffelstein released in 2013
- The Aleph, a song by Destroy the Runner on the album Saints
- Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain, an album by Current 93
- Masada: Alef the first album by John Zorn's Masada
- "Aleph", a song by metal band Baroness
- "Aleph", a song by Anahí, based on the book "O Aleph", written by Paulo Coelho.
- Aleph Glyph, a flaming Hebrew letter, is the representation of God in Tony Kushner's play Angels in America
- Aleph One (game engine), an ongoing project related to the computer game series Marathon
- Mount Aleph, a location in the video game Golden Sun
- Aleph Institute, a Jewish humanitarian organization for Jewish members of the US Armed forces and Jewish prison inmates
- ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal
- Aleph Zadik Aleph, the men's order of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO), an international youth-led high school fraternity for Jewish teens; Aleph may also refer to a member of this group
- Aleph, a religious sect in Japan formerly known as Aum Shinrikyo
- Aleph (psychedelic), a psychoactive drug
- Aleph, Integrated Library System from Ex Libris Group
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