how to say “sweetness” in Hebrew
As a way of wishing you a wonderful new year, here is a non-exhaustive list of words that come from the Hebrew root for sweet, מ.ת.ק (m.t.k). The nouns are all declined in the masculine singular.
מָתוֹק (mah-TOHK) – sweet
לְהַמְתִּיק (leh-hahm-TEEK) – to sweeten
מַמְתִּיק (mahm-TEEK) – sweetener
מַמְתַּק (mahm-TAHK) –
candy (a sweet)
מֹתֶק (MOH-tek) – sweetie (works for both males and females)
מְתִיקוּת (meh-tee-KOOT) – sweetness
(shah-NAH toh-VAH oo-meh-too-KAH leh-khoo-LAHM!)
A good, sweet year to everyone!
From Ami and the team at Ulpan La-Inyan
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