You forgot Hanukah, Hannukah, etc, LOL!
(Far too much boring information being given below; I apologize in advance).A statistically-minded colleague of mine determined that there are 2^4 = 16 spellings of the holiday's name, as there are four independent two-logic variables at play:1) "Ch" vs. "H" in the beginning2) one "n" vs. two3) one "k" vs. two4) ending with "h" or notMost normal transliteration schemes (i.e. those used in real-world publications) will give definitive answers for variables 2-4: one "n" (no need to double the letter, since there's no dagesh), two "k"s (dagesh chazak causes consonental gemination, dontcha know), and end with "h" ('cause there's a heh at the end, silly!) Of course, if you want to adhere to the international standard, you could write it as "xanuka," but (in best Julie Andrews voice) that's going just a bit too far, don't you think? :)
My cousin wanted to name his daughter Rivqa, but his wife refused.
the double N would change the sound of the U
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