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Translate a line of Hebrew pertaining to a pomegranate?
April 20, 2009 8:19 PM   Subscribe

Would someone translate the text around this pomegranate, please?

I'd appreciate if you could provide the names of the individual letters as well.
posted by Tufa to Writing & Language (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
"May our merits be multiplied as a pomegranate."

Traditionally said at Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). A pomegranate has a ton of seeds, and it's supposed to represent good deeds and merits, which people want to multiply at the New Year because it's the time when God judges the world (and individuals).

Why do we eat pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?
posted by j1950 at 8:26 PM on April 20, 2009


Also, the letters:
On top, first word: shin, nun, raish, bet, hay
second word: zayin, kaf, yud, vav, taf

on bottom: kaf, raish, mem, vav, nun
posted by j1950 at 8:27 PM on April 20, 2009


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