tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Dec 02 09:59:46 2009
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RE: Klingon Draydels
Steven Boozer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>> Does the order of the letters on the dreidel match the order of
>> the sentence, or can you mix them up?
>On the ones I've seen the order does indeed match the sentence - right
>to left, to match the direction of Hebrew writing. So in the
>counterclockwise direction as seen from the top they are in order NUN
>GIMEL HE SHIN (except with PE instead of SHIN on Israeli dreidels).
I.e. Hebrew PO' "here" for the benefit of the non-Jews on the list: NES GADOL HAYAH PO' "a great miracle happened here". <g>
Canon Master of the Klingons