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1) [line 3] V'LO MESAIMEI - it is not clear who holds which opinion
3) [line 15] KANKANTUM - (O.F. adrement) vitriol, black ink used by
6) [line 31] MEICHASH L'ZEVUV - I am cautious lest a fly [land on a letter Dales, for example, wiping off its corner and changing it into a Reish] (therefore I use Kankantum, which is a fly-repellent - TOSFOS YESHANIM)
7) [line 32] A'TAGEI D'DALES - on the upper-right corner of the letter Dales
11) [line 39] PARSHAS SOTAH
(b) An earthenware jug is then filled with half a Lug of water from the Kiyor, and dirt from the floor of the Azarah is placed on top of the water. Parshas Sotah, the portion of the Torah describing the curses with which a Sotah is cursed (which contains numerous appearances of HaSh-m's name), is written on parchment and then immersed in the water, causing the ink to dissolve and the Holy Name to be erased.
(c) The Kohen reads this Parshah out loud (in any language that the Sotah understands) and makes the Sotah swear that she has been faithful to her husband. She then drinks from the water. If she had been unfaithful to her husband, the water enters her body and causes her belly to swell out and her thigh to rupture. If she was faithful to her husband, she remains unharmed and is blessed with children (Bamidbar 5:11-31).
12) [line 44] D'INTIK - it has been designated
14) [line 3] LISHMAH (For Her Sake)
(b) The Tana'im argue as to whether Parshas Sotah (see above, #11) must be written Lishmah (for the sake of the woman who will drink it). Rebbi Achai bar Yoshi'ah rules that it does not have to be written Lishmah. verse in Bamidbar (5:30) only requires "Asi'ah" ("doing" = erasing of Parshas Sotah) Lishmah, and not Kesivah (writing) Lishmah. RAMBAM (Hilchos Sotah 3:8) rules like Tana Kama, that Parshas Sotah must be written Lishmah.
15) [line 17] D'MECHADADNA - that I am sharper, keener
*17*) [line 30] SHALOS SHANIM NECHLEKU BEIS SHAMAI U'VEIS HILLEL - (This is mentioned here since we had brought up the fact that Rebbi Meir was so sharp, the Chachamim did not want to rule in accordance with his opinion (since they were never sure that they fully understood him). Similarly, the students of Beis Shamai were very sharp (Yevamot 14a), yet it was eventually decided by a Bas Kol not to rule in accordance with their opinion.)
18) [line 35] NOCHIN V'ALUVIN HAYU - they were pleasant and submissive
21) [line 43] SHA'AH DOCHAKTO - (lit. time pushes him away) what he tries to achieve evades him
22a) [line 47] YEFASHPESH B'MA'ASAV - he should examine his past deeds (and
do Teshuvah for his sins)
23) [line 48] ARI'ACH - a brick which is a three Tefachim by one and a half