The Hebrew term for sunscreen means literally, protection cream: קְרֶם הֲגָנָה (listen and repeat). The second word, הגנה (listen and repeat), is the noun form of the active-causative הִפְעִיל verb to protect – לְהָגֵן (listen and repeat).
לִפְנֵי שֶׁשּׁוֹכְבִים עַל הַחוֹף כְּדֵי לְהִשְׁתַּזֵּף, מֻמְלָץ לִמְרוֹחַ קְרֶם הֲגָנָה.
Before laying on the beach to get a tan, it’s recommended to put on (to spread) sunscreen. listen
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