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Jan
25
2021

how to say “after you” in Hebrew

אַחֲרֶיךָ In English, after you is two separate words. In Hebrew, it’s one word – אחרי (after) with an ending indicating which you we’re talking about: אחריך to a male, אחרייך to a female, אחריכם to more than one male or a mixed-gendered group, and אחריכן to more than one female. For example: אתם אחרונים בתור? טוב, […]

By Ami Steinberger | January 25, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “after you” 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 | January 25, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Jan
24
2021

how to say “again?” in Hebrew

עוֹד פַּעַם, שׁוּב There are two ways to say again in Hebrew: עוד פעם – literally, another time, and שוב. עוד פעם is informal, as in: עוד פעם סתימה בכיור? מה יהיה? Again (there’s) blockage in the sink? What’s gonna be? שוב, on the other hand, can be used in both formal as well as informal situations, […]

By Ami Steinberger | January 24, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “again?” 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 | January 24, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Jan
22
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 | January 22, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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שוב ושוב – Again and Again

Yoni Rechter and Yehudit Ravitz Get Your Daily Dose of Hebrew delivered to your inbox! Email Address Subscribe Free מרחוק שוב נשמע קול פסנתר, והערב ירד וירד, והאיש שניגן לא ויתר, הוא חזר על תרגיל אחד שוב ושוב ושוב ושוב, עד שתשובי, עד שאשוב ובחוץ עוד הרוח תנשוב וקולה כבכיו של אבוב, ולמטה בקרן הרחוב [...]
By Ami Steinberger | January 21, 2021 | Music | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “pandemic” 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 | January 21, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Jan
21
2021

how to say “pandemic” in Hebrew

מַגֵּפָה The Hebrew word מגפה can mean either epidemic or pandemic, but to reflect that it is global, we say מגפה עולמית – literally, world pandemic. For example: מתי כבר תיגמר המגפה העולמית הזאת? When will this global pandemic end already? מגפה comes from the root נ.ג.פ, one of the roots meaning plague. The נ gets swallowed […]

By Ami Steinberger | January 21, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “is Susie there?” in Hebrew

סוּזִי נִמְצֵאת? Hebrew has a special word for is located – or, in everyday English, is there or is here: נמצא for a male and נמצאת for a female. For example, you might ask: סוזי נמצאת? Is Susie there? To which the answer might be: לא, היא לא נמצאת – היא תחזור בעוד שעה. No, she isn’t […]

By Ami Steinberger | January 20, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “is Susie there?” 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 | January 20, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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