Introduction to Letter Transformations (חילופי אותיות)

The Hebrew term for letter transformations is chilufei otiyot , which literally means "the interchanging of letters. There are a number of different transformation schemes used in Kabbalah, but in principle any of the possible pairings of the 22 letters constitutes a valid transformation and is referred to as an alef-beit.

In Sefer Yetzirah, 22 such alef-beits are described (as the logically ordered basis of all the two-letter subroots of the Hebrew language; [Rela she'arim]). See also our article, Hebrew: The Ideal Programming Language.

The six most common transformation systems are:

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