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daily video – how to say “to give someone a ride” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | July 27, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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27
2021

how to say “to give someone a ride” in Hebrew

לְהַקְפִּיץ To jump, in Hebrew, is לקפוץ. Likewise, to bounce – or to cause something to jump – is להקפיץ. But this הפעיל verb has additional meanings including to make someone angry (to cause their blood pressure to jump), and to give someone a ride (to bounce them from one place to another, as in: תוכלו להקפיץ אותי הביתה? […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 27, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “to give up” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | July 26, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Jul
26
2021

how to say “to give up” in Hebrew

לְהִיכָּנַע, לְוַותֵּר The Hebrew word for to give up is להיכנע, a נפעל verb of the root כ.נ.ע meaning surrender.  For example: הוא לא נכנע ללחצים חברתיים. He doesn’t give in to social pressures. Another word sometimes used as to give up is the פיעל verb לוותר, as in: דויד, נשאר לך רק חצי קילומטר, אל תוותר! David, you’ve got […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 26, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “dough” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | July 25, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Jul
25
2021

how to say “dough” in Hebrew

בָּצֵק The kind of dough from which one might bake is בצק in Hebrew. For example: הבצק מוכן – אפשר להכניס אותו לתנור. The dough is ready – you can put it in the oven. Another word, עיסה, means dough as well, but can also refer to any other doughy mixture, even one that isn’t edible. […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 25, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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Jul
23
2021

Weekly YDDH Review

חֹמֶר לְשִׁנּוּן Review Material You spent time on your Hebrew this week. Use these review materials to make it yours to keep.      To take full advantage of the review material, click on “Choose a study mode” in the bottom right corner of the box above. שבת שלום, וסוף שבוע נעים! Shabbat Shalom, […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 23, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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22
2021

how to say “if only!” in Hebrew

הַלְּוַואי, מִי יִתֵּן, לוּ יְהִי Hebrew has several ways of expressing a wish such as “if only!” The one that Israelis use in everyday speech is הלוואי, as in: הלוואי והיה לי זמן לעשות את הכול. If only I had time to do it all. הלוואי comes from Aramaic, a language closely related to Hebrew and […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 22, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “if only!” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | July 21, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “two thousand” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | July 21, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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how to say “two thousand” in Hebrew

אַלְפַּיִים The Hebrew word for one thousand is אלף, as in: אלף תודות על המתנה הנפלאה! A thousand thanks for the wonderful gift! Likewise, three thousand is שלושת אלפים, using the masculine-plural ים- ending. But what about two thousand? That’s אלפיים, which uses the dual יים- ending. For example: אלפיים שנה עם ישראל שוטט בגלות. (For) two thousand years […]

By Ami Steinberger | July 21, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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