it IS Hebrew, written in English letters "T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM" T - i guess "term"? PAAMAYIM - twice NEKUDOTAYIM - colon
Remember that the current PHP is based on the ZEND engine. I don't remember off thge top of my head the names of the 2 developers (Zeev and Andy I think), but I remember that they are Jewish/Hebrew names.
Just a bit of semi-useless information I have picked up.