how to say “baby” in Hebrew
The Hebrew word for baby boy is תִּינוֹק ( listen and repeat), while the word for baby girl is תִּינוֹקֶת (listen and repeat).
When speaking of multiple babies, it’s תִּינוֹקוֹת ( listen and repeat), regardless of gender.
These words derive from the root י.נ.ק (y.n.k), which means nursing. They first appear in Mishnaic Hebrew.
For example, I wish to congratulate my friends, my colleague and assistant Lauren and her husband David, with: