how to say “division of labor” in Hebrew

Correction: The title of yesterday’s email read רִבּוּי מְשִׁימוֹת, with a שׁ. The title should have read רִבּוּי מְשִׂימוֹת with a שׂ. The phrase means multitasking.

חֲלֻקַּת תַּפְקִידִים

The Hebrew word for labor or work is עבודה .

For example:

פעם מפלגת העבודה הובילה.

The Labor party used to be the leading one (used to lead).

But when speaking of a division of labor, Israelis usually say literally, division of rolesחלוקת תפקידים .

For example:

אי אפשר להתקדם בלי חלוקת תפקידים ברורה.

We can’t make headway without a clear division of labor (roles).

חלוקת division of – is the form of חלוקה – division – when it’s connected to another word in an of relationship (construct state).

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