This is a picture of the head of an ox, the strongest and most versatile animals among the Hebrews livestock.
The ox was used to pull carts or a plow, it provided meat and leather and it was one of the animals used in sacrifices.
This animal was the "all" powerful and "all" versatile animal of the Hebrews.
This letter has an "a" sound, but also an "e" sound as in elk and elephant, both of which are also powerful animals.
The name of this letter is "aleph," which may be the origin of "elephant."
Associations: All, elk, elephant
Sound: a (ah), e (eh)
Ancient Name: al or el
Modern Name: aleph
Meaning: strong, power, leader