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Friday, January 25, 2013

zayin pasul

I think the zayin in the word be'chozek is pasul. It is a narrow dalet (tilted a bit), not a zayin.
I would appreciate your opinion/thoughts.

8 comments:

  1. Passul. See Sefekut HaSofer OT Zayin #10

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  2. Why isn't this a classic Shaylat Tinok?

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  3. Because the left side of the letter is long enough that it is clearly ain tzurasa aleha

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  4. It doesn't seem clear to me at all. If it was indeed so clear, I don't think this post would be here. This is exactly what shaylat tinok is meant to solve, a vav that may be a reish, a yud that may be a vav etc.

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  5. I guess we just moved up one level. A shaylas tinok is meant to resolve a judgement call but now we have a case where two people make different calls on whether or not it's a shaylas tinok. I probably also should have allowed for the fact that the image here is much larger than the actual size of the tefillin.

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    1. I cut the screen size to 50% and to me it looks mamash a little dalet.

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