how do you “exhausted” in Hebrew?

מותש, גמור
 
I’ve had one of those weeks that has at once flown by and seemed like an eternity. Know what I’m talking about? Lots of events, requiring me to be fully engaged in each… so the time flies really fast, but I also look back at last week and it seems as if it were ages ago.
 
I’m feeling good… and exhausted. Perhaps you know the word עָיֵּף (ah-YEHF). That means tired
 
To say, exhausted, I and the male readers would use the word מוּתָש (moo-TAHSH), and the female readers would use מוּתֶשֶׁת (moo-TEH-sheht).
 
For example, עַכְשָׁיו אֲנִי מוּתָש (akh-SHAHV ah-NEE moo-TAHSH) – right now I’m exhausted. And I’m glad Shabbat is coming…

 

הדלקת נרות לפני כניסת שבת





I just realized that I wrote an entry on מותש a few weeks ago. I forgot – that’s how tired I am.


So here’s a synonym in slang: גָּמוּר (gah-MOOR) or גְּמוּרָה (gmoo-RAH) – I’m finished.

לָיְלָה טוֹב (LAH-ee-lah tohv) – good night. שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם (shah-BAHT shah-LOHM) – Sabbath of Peace!
 
Oh yeah… listen and repeat (מותש, not גמור)

After having studied literature and linguistics on the bachelors level and psychology on the masters, Ami decided to draw upon his hobby of learning languages, his understanding of human thought processes and his skill of explaining complex ideas in simple terms, to found a program that enables people to speak Hebrew with confidence.

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