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RE: Klingon Draydels

Steven Boozer (sboozer@uchicago.edu)



ter'eS:
>> Does the order of the letters on the dreidel match the order of 
>> the sentence, or can you mix them up?
marqoS:
>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>

 
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Voragh                          
Canon Master of the Klingons




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