how to say “a show” in Hebrew

מוֹפָע

The Hebrew word for a show is מופע , deriving from the root י.פ.ע .

For example:

דוד, בדוק איזה מופעים יש בתל אביב ביום חמישי.

David, check what shows there are in Tel Aviv on Thursday.

To refer specifically to a performance such as a rock concert, use the word הופעה :

הם הלכו להופעה של שלמה ארצי בחיפה.

They went to a performance by Shlomo Artzi in Haifa.

הופעה comes from the הפעיל verb להופיע meaning to perform, also to appear.

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