How to say “expired” in Hebrew

פַּג הַתֹּקֶף

The Hebrew word for period as in period of time is תקופה .

For example:

היא יודעת הרבה על התקופה הרומאית.

She knows a lot about the Roman period.

A related word is תוקף – validity.

So the expression פג התוקף – expired – means literally the validity is up, since לפוג is a word for to end.

For example:

צריך לזרוק את המיץ - פג התוקף.

(You) need to throw away the juice – it’s expired.

לפוג is a simple פעל verb.

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