how do you say “humid” in Hebrew?

לח, לחות
Tonight I celebrated my grandmother’s birthday with her, and my aunt and uncle in Tel Aviv.
I was refreshed by the change in humidity from arid Jerusalem to a warmer, more damp air quality. Most people I know prefer the dryer weather. But I am reminded of a wonderful year I spent in Raanana as a teenager. During that year I learned virtually nothing in the classroom (because I was too busy hopping the fence of the school, hanging out, etc.) but I did internalize some of the most important messages about Israel and the Jewish people that shaped how (and where) I lead my life today.
So here’s how to say humid: לַח (lahkh) – kind of like Loch Ness. Humidity is לָחוּת (lah-KHOOT). For example, אֲנִי אוֹהֵב אֶת הַלָּחוּת (ah-NEE oh-HEHV et hah-lah-KHOOT) – I like (the) humidity.

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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