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how to say “price” in Hebrew

מְחִיר The Hebrew word for price – מחיר – sounds like it might be related to למכור – to sell, which in the past tense is מכרתי – I sold, מכרנו – we sold, etc. But the roots are different: the root of מחיר is מ.ח.ר, while the root of למכור is מ.כ.ר. It could be that there is […]

By Ami Steinberger | December 3, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “heavy” in Hebrew

כָּבֵד The Hebrew word כבד means heavy both in the literal sense, as in: אתה תצליח להרים את זה, יעקב, זה לא כבד. You’ll be able to pick this up, Jacob, it’s not heavy. …as well as in the figurative sense, as in the opposite of light-hearted: מה קרה שאת כל כך כבדה היום, שרה? Why […]

By Ami Steinberger | December 2, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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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 30, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “colorful” in Hebrew

צִבְעוֹנִי If you’ve got some Hebrew under your belt, you probably know the word for color – צבע. For example: מה הצבע האהוב עלייך, שרה? What’s your favorite color, Sarah? Colorful is צבעוני. For example: איזה סגנון אתה מעדיף, דוד, צבעוני או חלק? Which style do you prefer, David, colorful or smooth (single-colored)? צבעוני can also […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 29, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “style” in Hebrew

סִגְנוֹן There is a Hebrew slang word סטייל. This means class in English, or style as in he’s got style. The more proper word for style is סגנון. It also could mean type For example: זאת קהילה בסגנון שלי! This is my type (style) of community! Lifestyle can be either סגנון חיים or simply לייפ סטייל. To stylize is לסגנן.

By Ami Steinberger | November 28, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “community” in Hebrew

קְהִלָּה The Hebrew word קהל appears already in the Torah. It refers to an assembly or a congregation. For community, word קהילה came about later. For example: לאיזו קהילה אתה משתייך, דוד? Which community do you belong to (associate yourself with), David? Likewise, communal or community as an adjective is קהילתי. For example: ניפגש במרכז הקהילתי. We’ll meet at the community […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 27, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “to belong” in Hebrew

לְהִשְׁתַּיֵּךְ The basic Hebrew word for belong is שייך. For example: כאן הוא מרגיש שייך. Here he feels (like he) belongs. שייך (or שייכת if it refers to a feminine object) simply means that something or someone belongs – the belonging is not their choice. If we want to say that someone belongs to something due to […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 26, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “religious movement” in Hebrew

זֶרֶם דָּתִי A political or social movement by nature has to do with moving, not staying in one place. The more common word for movement in Hebrew is תנועה, which applies to movements both literal and symbolic, such as traffic and communism. There’s another word that refers to ideological and religious movement: זרם. This word means literally flow. A religious […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 25, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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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 23, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “schedule” in Hebrew

לוּ”ז The acronym לו”ז is short for לוח זמנים – literally a timetable. This is the Hebrew word for a schedule. For example: הלו”ז שלי מלא בפגישות מיותרות. My schedule is filled with unnecessary meetings. and אנחנו נתאים את קורס העברית הפרטי שלך ללו”ז שלך. We will match your private Hebrew course to your schedule. (spoken first in the […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 22, 2018 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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ויקיפדיה – Wikipedia

Hanan Ben Ari Get Your Daily Dose of Hebrew delivered to your inbox! Email Address Subscribe Free כמה נוח לזרום עם המוח בהתניות אוטומטיות שלא דורשות לטרוח רק לתייג ולנבוח, להסית ולזבוח לאלילי הרייטינג אייטמים בכל הכוח הכול כבר מסודר לנו בראש מגירות-מגירות לא ניתן למציאות להפריע לנו לראות שכל שמאלני הוא בוגד כל ערבי [...]
By Ami Steinberger | November 21, 2018 | Hebrew Entertainment . Music . Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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