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Nov
26
2020

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, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “the Aramaic language” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio, start playing the video and then click the settings icon at the bottom-right of the video and change the playback speed. תעתיק של הכתוביות בעברית אהלן חברים יקרים בפרשת השבוע מופיע צמד המילים "יגר שהדותא" שבאה מהשפה הארמית בתקופת המקרא ואני עכשיו אמרתי "יגר שהדותא" כאילו שאני יודע איך באמת [...]
By Ami Steinberger | November 26, 2020 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Nov
26
2020

how to say “the Aramaic language” in Hebrew

הַשָּׂפָה הָאֲרָמִית Languages borrow from each other, especially ones like Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic, which are (or were, anyway) spoken in neighboring lands. So it should come as no surprise that a bit of Aramaic appears in the Torah, where Jacob (grandson of Abraham the Hebrew) calls the pile of stones meant to be a […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 26, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “one more thing” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio, start playing the video and then click the settings icon at the bottom-right of the video and change the playback speed. תעתיק של הכתוביות בעברית אהלן חברים יקרים המילה "נוסף" היא פועל בבניין נפעל כמו "נכנס" - הוא "נכנס", הוא "נוסף" למרות שזה לא נשמע כמו "נכנס" זה לא "ניסף" [...]
By Ami Steinberger | November 25, 2020 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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how to say “one more thing” in Hebrew

דָּבָר נוֹסָף In day-to-day Hebrew, the word דבר means thing, as in: רציתי לדבר איתכם על כמה דברים. I wanted to speak with you guys about a few things. Something additional is נוסף, so that another thing or one more thing is דבר נוסף. For example: אה, רציתי להגיד לכם דבר נוסף… Ah, I wanted to say to […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 25, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “acquired taste” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio, start playing the video and then click the settings icon at the bottom-right of the video and change the playback speed. תעתיק של הכתוביות בעברית אהלן חברים יקרים הטעם של בירה הוא טעם נרכש הטעם של עוגה הוא טעם מולד הטעם של אפונה? לא יודע תגידו אתם בכל מקרה, "נרכש" [...]
By Ami Steinberger | November 24, 2020 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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how to say “acquired taste” in Hebrew

טַעַם נִרְכַּשׁ The Hebrew word for taste is טעם. This is a very old word/root, which appears in the Arabic word for restaurant – مطعم (mat’am), and has a second meaning in Hebrew: meaning or point, as in: יש בכלל טעם ללכת? Is there any point in going? But this post is about טעם in the literal, gastronomical […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 24, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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Nov
23
2020

how to say “front seat” in Hebrew

מוֹשָׁב קִדְמִי You may know the word מושב as referring to an agricultural settlement. But it’s also a seat, which becomes apparent when we see that the root is י.ש.ב meaning sitting. A front seat is מושב קדמי, where קדמי comes from the root ק.ד.מ meaning before – the front seat is the one situated before the others. For example: היום […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 23, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “front seat” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio, start playing the video and then click the settings icon at the bottom-right of the video and change the playback speed. תעתיק של הכתוביות בעברית אהלן חברים יקרים המילה "קדמי" היא מילה חשובה שימושית, בעיקר בהקשרים פיזיים למשל "המושב הקדמי" - לעומת "המושב האחורי" "השורה הקדמית" בקולנוע בתיאטרון, לעומת "השורה [...]
By Ami Steinberger | November 23, 2020 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Nov
22
2020

how to say “priorities” in Hebrew

עֲדִיפוּיוֹת The Hebrew word for priorities – עדיפויות – can be a bit difficult to get your tongue around. So let’s break it down. First of all, עדיפויות the plural form of עדיפות – priority. Try saying it out loud (if you can’t see the play button click here). And here it is in context: […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 22, 2020 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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