how to say “wrapping paper” in Hebrew
A good Hebrew term to know as the end of fall approaches is that for wrapping paper: נְיַר עֲטִיפָה.
נייר – paper – first appears in the Hebrew language in Mishnaic literature, while עטיפה – wrapping – comes from the Biblical-Hebrew verb to wrap – לַעֲטוֹף .
Truth is, in Biblical Hebrew, לעטוף also means to faint or to grow weak. More on that in tomorrow’s dose.