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See the introduction to the Jerusalem Bible by Koren Publishers. They go to great lengths to explain how they crafted a font so as to solve the issue you raise: they differentiate between the Cholem and the Shin/Sin dots by height and weight so that you can see both - and not confuse them. So, as DoubleAA already commented, what you are referring to is ...
I have no source for this answer besides for my understanding of Hebrew. I'm pretty sure that there's an implicit (elliptical [h/t Yishai]) object here. We see this by the use of the definite article ה. Also, notice how we translate it: The Holy One Blessed Be He. Here, holy is clearly an adjective, describing the object one. In Hebrew, the object is ...
If you are Sefardi you might find the Siddur Sefardi haShalem by Rabbi Kohansion useful. It has a linear translation.
Siddur Besamim Rosh Nusach Ashkenaz & Nusach Sefard is an interlinear Siddur. They can be purchased brand new at Jewish Used Books.
Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach is quoted in the sefer Halichos Shlomo (Hilchos Teffilah chapter 13- siman 12) saying that one who finishes his Shmona Esrei and has taken his three steps back should stand in place and not move his feet until the Shaliach Tzibbur had begun Kaddish. In the explanation below (#19) he explains that the reason for this is different ...
It's the verse Ⅰ Chronicles 16:32. The entire passage surrounding that verse in p'suke d'zimra is from Chronicles there.
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