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In Hebrew: to ‘Warm Up’

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לְחַמֵּם, לְהִתְחַמֵּם
In the late fall/winter, the days are short, and the weather is often cold.

Here’s how to say in Hebrew, to warm up oneself: לְהִתְחַמֵּם.

For example:

בְּיָמִים קָרִים כָּאֵלֶּה הִיא אוֹהֶבֶת לְהִתְחַמֵּם בְּבֵית קָפֶה. In cold days like these, she likes to warm up in a cafe.

To warm up something else, the word is לְחַמֵּם.

For example:

הַשֵּׁיר הַזֶּה מְחַמֵּם אֶת הַלֵּב. This song is heartwarming (literally, warms the heart).

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About the Author: Ami Steinberger is founder and director of Ulpan La-Inyan.


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