crownlet

crownlet

(ˈkraʊnlɪt)
n
(Heraldry) a small crown
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Every crownlet of every letter is filled with significance, and even the forms of letters are hints to profound meaning.
Everything that was transmitted to Moses our teacher through the forty-nine gates of understanding was written in the Torah explicitly or by implication in words, in the numerical value of the letters or in the form of the letters, that is, whether written normally or with some change in form such as bent or crooked letters or other deviations, or in the tips of the letters and their crownlets.
Everything that was transmitted to Moses our teacher through the fortynine gates of understanding was written in the Torah explicitly or by implication in words, in the numerical value of the letters or in the form of the letters, that is whether written normally or with some change in form such as bent or crooked letters and other deviations, or in the tips of the letters and their crownlets, as the Sages have said: "When Moses ascended to heaven he found the Holy One, blessed be He, attaching crownlets to certain letters of the Torah.
26] It seems, rather, that the characterization of Rabbi Akiba as able to interpret "heaps of laws" on the basis of the crownlets in the text is precisely that-a characterization, a caricature actually, of his radical hermeneutical style.
First, Moses sees God attaching crownlets to certain letters of the written text of the Torah.
First it reports one tradition concerning crownlets.
Ramban's next passage actually discusses the existence of a Book of Crownlets (Sefer Taggin) said to have existed at the time of King Hezekiah.