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I have heard but I cannot find any sources linking these concepts. The Shulchan Aruch HaRav mentions that the yod's on the letter tzadik are written upside down in ktav arizal; basically not facing each other. However, as answered here, the yod on the right side of the bent nun faces left towards the other yod in ktav beit yosef. Rabbi Dr. Ari Z. Zivotofsky touches up this in What’s the Truth about … Adam’s Spare Rib?, but doesn't make the connection with the kruvim. It seems obvious, but I can't find any sources linking the lot of these. What does it mean when they are facing vis-à-vis opposing?

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  • "bent nun". Do you mean tzadi? Not sure what you mean by nun here. The left half of the tzadi?
    – MichoelR
    Commented Nov 21, 2022 at 3:22
  • Also, I couldn't find what you considered relevant in the article by R' Zivotofsky.
    – MichoelR
    Commented Nov 21, 2022 at 3:26
  • The bent nun is how Rabbi Ginsburgh, Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin, and Rav Pinson describe the tzadik. Two yud's on a bent nun.
    – Kfir
    Commented Nov 21, 2022 at 3:33
  • According to the Zohar, the two top “yuds” that make up the Hebrew letter tzaddi represent this “double-faced” creature originally created by God. Sources debate whether the two beings faced the same direction or opposite directions; this argument forms the basis of the debate between Rabbi Yosef Karo and the Arizal regarding how to properly write a tzaddi.
    – Kfir
    Commented Nov 21, 2022 at 3:34
  • This is a really interesting source from RH Schechter; I wonder if you have a quote of it since it's hard for me to find it. Or even, a direct link to the Zohar that talks about the letter tzaddi. The above article gives a bunch of sources, mostly about Adam and Chavah, and it wasn't easy to find what I wanted.
    – MichoelR
    Commented Nov 22, 2022 at 14:59

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