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I have heard mixed answers as to how to pronounce the letter תּ

Is it taf or tav?

(I'm referring to the halachic pronunciation not the common street way.)

Is there a difference between Ashkenazi or Sefardi in this matter?

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Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/6586 –  msh210 Dec 7 '12 at 14:51
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דל"ת is also pronounced דלד –  b a Dec 7 '12 at 21:40

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The Talmud (Shabbat 104a) spells it out as תיו. So anything from Taw to Tau to Tav is probably in the right ballpark. The unvoicing of the 'v' to make 'f' in common parlance is a common feature of speech (see also this parallel question).

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See Yechezek 9:4. –  Double AA Nov 17 '13 at 19:07

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