how to say “local” in Hebrew


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מְקוֹמִי, מקוֹמִית


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Today Israelis are voting for the local municipalities – הָרָשֻׁיּוֹת הַמְּקוֹמִיּוֹת listen and repeat.
The Hebrew word for local is מְקוֹמִי listen and repeat in the masculine and מְקוֹמִית listen and repeat in the feminine. These words are an adjective form of the noun מָקוֹם listen and repeat meaning place
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They can also be nouns in their own right. For example:
אֲנִי לֹא יוֹדֵעַ אֵיפֹה הַקּוֹלְנוֹעַ. אֲנִי לֹא מְקוֹמִי.
I don’t know where the movie theater is. I’m not a local.
by Ami SteinbergerFounder and Director, Ulpan La-Inyan
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