Aleph

Aleph is the first letter of the Semitic abjad (which includes Phoenician, Hebrew, Aramaic, and Arabic) which comes from Phoenician aleph meaning “ox, oxen”, perhaps because the hieroglyph resembled that of an ox’s head. It may have been derived from Proto-Sinaitic based on an Egyptian hieroglyphic. Aleph has an important symbolism in Hebrew, expressing a oneness and unity …

Alpha

Alpha comes from the first letter of the Greek alphabet, which derives from Hebrew and Phoenician aleph meaning "ox, oxen", perhaps because the hieroglyph resembled that of an ox's head. It seems to have been derived from Proto-Sinaitic based on an Egyptian hieroglyphic. Alpha is also used to describe the beginning of something, or used to describe a …