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Nov
29
2021

how to say “well-lit” in Hebrew

מוּאָר הֵיטֵב While to light something such as a candle or an incandescent bulb is להדליק, to light up or to brighten is להאיר. Both these words are הפעיל verbs, the first from the root ד.ל.ק and the second from the three-letter word אור meaning light. Something lit-up is מואר (a passive הופעל version of להאיר), so well-lit is מואר היטב. […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 29, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “well-lit” 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 | November 29, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “to solve” 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 | November 28, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Nov
28
2021

how to say “to solve” in Hebrew

לִפְתּוֹר A solution, in Hebrew, is פתרון (proper but less common pronunciation is פתְרון), as in: אני מצטער, אבל אין לי פתרון לבעיה הזאת. I’m sorry, but I don’t have a solution for this problem. To solve is לפתור, a פעל verb. For example: הילה הייתה הראשונה בכיתה שפתרה את כל התרגילים. Hila was the […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 28, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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Nov
26
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 | November 26, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “to cook” 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 | November 25, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Nov
25
2021

how to say “to cook” in Hebrew

לְבַשֵּׁל The basic word for to cook is לבשל, a פיעל verb. For example: דני, מה בישלת לנו היום? Danny, what did you cook for us today? While the professional term for a cook is טבח for a male and טבחית for a female (think מטבח – kitchen), if you want to compliment someone for their great […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 25, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “to get a haircut” 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 | November 24, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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how to say “to get a haircut” in Hebrew

לְהִסְתַּפֵּר The Hebrew word for barber is ספר, while a haircut is תספורת. To get a haircut is the reflexive התפעל verb להסתפר. For example: הוא חייב כבר להסתפר. He really needs to get a haircut already. and הסתפרת יפה, דנה! You got a nice haircut (got a haircut nicely), Dana! Practice using this verb in different […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 24, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “abstract” 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 | November 23, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Nov
23
2021

how to say “abstract” in Hebrew

מוּפְשָׁט The Hebrew verb לפשוט (a simple verb) is to remove a piece of clothing, as in: הוא פשט את המעיל ואז התיישב. He took of his (the) coat and then sat down. Something simple – devoid of any extraneous details – is פשוט, as in: הוא סיפור פשוט – לא צריך לחשוב יותר מדי […]

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