Thread: OT: Happy Hanukkah!
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12-12-2009, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie_Girl View Post
Thank you. This is why I started the thread.

This might be a stupid question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. I see Hanukkah and Chanukah - is there a difference in the meaning of the two words?
In much of the English speaking world, its spelled Hannukah. In English, there isn't an equivalent to ח or chet (Chhhhh *spits a bit* hhhh is how you pronounce it). Both ways are right, but Chanukah I'd argue is closer to the original hebrew pronunciation.

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