June 20, 2022

how to say “get well soon” in Hebrew

הַחְלָמָה מְהִירָה, רְפוּאָה שְׁלֵמָה   It’s flu season in Israel, and the hospitals have been overfull recently with flu patients. The traditional Jewish way of wishing someone a speedy recovery is saying רְפוּאָה שְׁלֵמָה, which means, literally, a complete healing. But a more common expression in Modern Hebrew is הַחְלָמָה מְהִירָה – literally, a speedy recovery. החלמהcomes from the active-causative הִפְעִיל verb, לְהַחְלִים – to recover. מהירה is the feminine form of the adjective,

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how to say “my name is…” in Hebrew

קוֹרְאִים לִי… שְׁמִי… In English, we say, my name is… In Hebrew, we say that literally as well, with …שְׁמִי (if you say the long version, …הַשֵּׁם שֶׁלִּי, you’ve given yourself away as a foreigner). You’d use …שמי in slightly formal settings or in a context where you’re trying to be polite. But if you’re meeting someone casually, it’s better to use the literal translation of (they) call me… –

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how to say “to stay in place” in Hebrew

לַעֲמוֹד בַּמָּקוֹם I like to be moving forward – מתקדם – in all areas of my life. If I’m not moving forward I’m עומד במקום – standing in place – or stagnating. Here’s a variation of לעמוד במקום – to stand in place – in a complete sentence: אם אני עומד במקום, סימן שאני תקוע. If I’m standing in place it’s a sign that I’m stuck. לעמוד is a simple

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daily video – how to say “to stay in place” in Hebrew

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/CgaZ7PFeODY”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row u_row_style=”0″ u_row_paralax=”0″ u_row_scheme=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1607801563138{background-color: #009fe3 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] LEARNING TIPS [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row u_row_style=”0″ u_row_paralax=”0″ u_row_scheme=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1607801490762{background-color: #009fe3 !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing

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