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הִתְרוֹמְמוּת רוּחַ Some people suffer fasting on יום כיפור – Yom Kippur, or Day of Atonement. Others find themselves spiritually uplifted. The Hebrew expression for this experience is התרוממות רוח – uplifting of the spirit or spiritual uplifting. For example: אחרי חצי שעה של שירה, כולם חשו התרוממות רוח. After half an hour of singing, everyone felt […]
הֲבָנַת הַנִּקְרָא The English word comprehension is a fancy word for understanding. In Hebrew, the word הבנה works for both, as in: היא מפגינה הבנה מעמיקה בנושא. She displays deep understanding/comprehension of the topic. Reading comprehension is הבנת הנקרא – literally, understanding of that which is read. Likewise, הבנת הנשמע is listening comprehension – or understanding of […]
לְפִי Hebrew’s most commonly-used way of saying according to is לפי. For example: לפי מה שמופיע על השלט, מותר לחנות פה. According to what appears (written) on the sign, (we’re) allowed to park here. לפי – appearing as early as in the Torah itself – is a shortened version of the less common expression, על פי […]
Learn Hebrew Online: All That You Need to Know The online world provides us news and entertainment. But now, it is also a medium where we can learn virtually anything. Learning a new language is so easy, when you have so many options to choose from. But when you are learning a language that possesses […]