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Ktzat Ivrit
President
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2013

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נָשִׂיא listen and repeaRight now the fifth Israeli Presidential Conference is taking place in Jerusalem.   נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, מָר שִׁמְעוֹן פֶּרֶס President of the State of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres listen The word for president is נָשִׂיא (listen and repeat). In the original Biblical Hebrew, נשיא referred to a person of stature and leadership in a […]

Toothbrush
 

Posted on: June 18th, 2013

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מִבְרֶשֶׁת שִׁנַּיִם listen and repeat A tooth is a שֵׁן (listen and repeat), while teeth are שִׁנַּיִם (listen and repeat) (a double form, even though many teeth are spoken of, not just two).A brush is a מִבְרֶשֶׁת (listen and repeat), though when the word was created in the 19th century, it may have been intended to be מִבְרָשָׁה (listen and repeat) (Wiktionary). […]

Ambassador
 

Posted on: June 16th, 2013

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שַׁגְרִיר, שַׁגְרִירָה Visit Ktzat Ivrit . Ami Steinberger

priestlyblessing
 

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

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כָּל יוֹמַיִם, כָּל שֵׁנִי וַחֲמִישִׁי listen The literal meaning of every other day in English is every two days. Its Hebrew equivalent is כָּל יוֹמָיִם listen. But there’s another meaning, one seldom used, to the expression every other day as well, more along the lines of all the time or very frequently. Here every other day is used with a tone […]

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Lost and Confused Signpost
 

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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אִי-וַדָּאוּת Human beings have a need for clarity and organization – we seek certainty in order to relax and go about our day. While certainty, in Hebrew, is וַדָּאוּת (listen and repeat), uncertainty is אִי-וַדָּאוּת (listen and repeat). For example: קָשֶׁה אָבָל הֶכְרֵחִי לִחְיוֹת עִם אִי-וַדָּאוּת. It’s difficult but necessary to live with uncertainty. listen A lack of certainty is […]

Heartbreaker
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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 שׁוֹבֵר לְבָבוֹת, שׁוֹבֶרֶת לְבָבוֹת There are heartbreakers, and there’s everybody else. Sometimes there’s crossover. The Hebrew term for heartbreaker when referring to a male is שׁוֹבֵר לְבָבוֹת (listen and repeat). Referring to a female, it’s שׁוֹבֶרֶת לְבָבוֹת (listen and repeat). שובר (listen and repeat) and שוברת (listen and repeat) come from the active-simple פָּעַל verb, לִשְׁבּוֹר (listen and repeat) – to break. לבבות (listen and […]

to enjoy
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

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 לֵהָנוֹת   Every season has its perks. But with the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, now’s the time that people are really starting to enjoy themselves. The Hebrew word for to enjoy is the same as that for to benefit – לֵהָנוֹת (listen and repeat). Here’s an example using ליהנות in the sense of to enjoy: […]

Be Angry
 

Posted on: June 9th, 2013

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Sunscreen
 

Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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קְרֶם הֲגָנָה, קְרֶם שִׁזּוּף As it’s warming up in the northern hemisphere, now’s the time to get some sunscreen. 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). Another term means […]

How Are You
 

Posted on: June 5th, 2013

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  מַה נִּשְׁמַע…?  In English, we’ve got many ways of asking someone how they are feeling, what they are doing, etc, such as how are you? how’s it going? what’s up? how are you going (Australian)? how are you doing (American)? what’s going on? what’s happening? etc. In Hebrew, we’ve also got a bunch of ways […]

Era
 

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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The proper nutrients -- including minerals -- are important for children's healthy growth.
 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

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נְחִיתוּת, נַחַת Visit Ktzat Ivrit. Ami Steinberger

Intelligence Agency
 

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Institution
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

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Kid slaps himself on head, oh-no
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

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Carry
 

Posted on: May 28th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Security Check
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Complain
 

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

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Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.

Background
 

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

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Disturbance
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

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