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The Letter Beth is made of 3 parts. The size of the letter is 3X3 kulmusim. The space in the middle of the Beth should be exactly equal the width of the top and bottom lines, which is 1 kulmus. The Beth should have a small heel coming out of its back on the bottom, so that it is clearly distinguished that it is a Beth and not a Chof Kefufa. It should also have a single Tag (pronounced tahg) on top of its head on the left side. A Tag is a single, short line, which usually will have a "crown" at the top. This Tag should not be on the very end of the left side, nor be made too large, or it can cause a number of different problems.

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