Streetwise Hebrew

We’ve All Got Our Limits

The word ื’ื‘ื•ืœ means border, boundary and limit. Its root provides us words like restrictions, limitations, and disabilities. So how would we say, โ€œthis offer is available for a limited time onlyโ€? Guy explains.

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Pronouns in Hebrew

Using pronouns in conversation is easy when speaking our mother tongue. But in Hebrew, it might be more difficult. Guy explains the mechanism of Hebrew pronouns which, in turn, will help you sound more natural and casual.

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Practice Those Exercises

In Hebrew, ืชืจื’ื™ืœ means an exercise. This episode includes many ืชืจื’ื™ืœื™ื, of all kinds. Guy also explains the difference between ืœึฐ and ืœึท

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Getting Personal with Hebrew’s Impersonal

โ€˜Eich omrimโ€™ means โ€˜how do you say.โ€™ Today Guy explains the impersonal in Hebrew. What linguistic tools do we have to say generic things about everybody and anyone?

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A Gazillion Stuffed Eggplants

This is the second episode on the Hebrew word ืžืœื. Derived from it is the slang word ืžืœืื ืชืœืคื™ื (malantalafim). What does it mean and how do we say โ€œa stuffed eggplantโ€?

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Sorry, We’re Fully Booked

In Hebrew, ืžืœื means full, like how we feel after eating too many fries. So what does the phrase ืžื•ื“ื” ื‘ืคื” ืžืœื mean? Guy discusses the root ืž.ืœ.ื

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Have Any Plans for the Weekend?

What are your plans for the weekend? What are your plans for next year? Planning anything? Was this planned? Guy explains the Hebrew root ืช.ื›.ื  and how to say that something was unplanned.

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Market Forces and Super Powers

The Hebrew word ื›ื•ื— means power, strength, or energy. Other than the frequently used saying, ืื™ืŸ ืœื™ ื›ื•ื—, there are other words and expressions that we must cover, like โ€œsuper powers,โ€ โ€œevil forcesโ€ and โ€œgravityโ€

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An Infectious Laugh and Sticky Rice

How do we say the words โ€œcontagiousโ€ andย โ€œinfectโ€ in Hebrew, and how are they related to the Hebrew word for glue?

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Check Your Temperature!

The ืžื“ื—ื•ื could be our best friend or worst nightmare. For some, it determines whether they can go out or must stay quarantined. On this episode, Guy covers all you need to know about ืœืžื“ื•ื“ ื—ื•ื.

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