Celebrating 3 Years of Streetwise Hebrew!

“Sha…losh, it’s me, Guy, from Streetwise Hebrew.” Yes, you read right. Three years ago we aired our first episode of StreetWise Hebrew on TLV1 Radio. So this week,ย Guy talksย about “shalosh” – three – and allย itsย related words and phrases. We cover everything from basketball, to math, beer and music, plus we even get to hear some iconic Israeli poetry.

New words & expressions:

Shalosh arba veโ€ฆ โ€“ ย Ready, steady, go โ€“ …ืฉืœื•ืฉ ืืจื‘ืข ื•

Shalosh arba la-avoda โ€“ Yalla, let’s work โ€“ ืฉืœื•ืฉ ืืจื‘ืข ืœืขื‘ื•ื“ื”

Shloshha hatulim โ€“ Three cats (masculine) โ€“ ืฉืœื•ืฉื” ื—ืชื•ืœื™ื

Shlish โ€“ A third (1/3) โ€“ ืฉืœื™ืฉ

Efshar shlish me-ha-chavit? โ€“ Could I have a third of a liter of draft beer? โ€“ ?ืืคืฉืจ ืฉืœื™ืฉ ืžื”ื—ื‘ื™ืช

Two thirds โ€“ Shney-shlish โ€“ ืฉื ื™ ืฉืœื™ืฉ

Shlishi โ€“ Third (3rd) โ€“ ืฉืœื™ืฉื™

Yom shlishi โ€“ Tuesday โ€“ ื™ื•ื ืฉืœื™ืฉื™

Leshalesh โ€“ To triple โ€“ ืœืฉืœืฉ

Shlasha โ€“ Three-pointer (basketball) โ€“ ืฉืœืฉื”

Ha-shilush ha-kadosh โ€“ The Holy Trinity โ€“ ื”ืฉื™ืœื•ืฉ ื”ืงื“ื•ืฉ

Ha-av, ha-ben ve-ru’ach ha-kodesh โ€“ The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit โ€“ ื”ืื‘, ื”ื‘ืŸ, ื•ืจื•ื— ื”ืงื•ื“ืฉ

Meshulash โ€“ Triangle โ€“ Muthalath (Arabic) โ€“ ู…ุซู„ุซ โ€“ ืžืฉื•ืœืฉ

Meshulash yeshar zavit โ€“ Right angle triangle โ€“ ืžืฉื•ืœืฉ ื™ืฉืจ ื–ื•ื•ื™ืช

Meshulash shve shokayim โ€“ Isosceles triangle โ€“ ืžืฉื•ืœืฉ ืฉื•ื•ื” ืฉื•ืงื™ื™ื

More be-eize kfar ba-meshulash โ€“ A teacher in a village in the “Meshulash” โ€“ ืžื•ืจื” ื‘ืื™ื–ื” ื›ืคืจ ื‘ืžืฉื•ืœืฉ

Meshulash ahava, meshulash romanti – Love triangle โ€“ Muthalath al-hubb (Arabic) โ€“ ู…ุซู„ุซ ุงู„ุญุจ โ€“ ืžืฉื•ืœืฉ ืื”ื‘ื”

Kfitsa meshuleshet โ€“ Triple jump โ€“ ืงืคื™ืฆื” ืžืฉื•ืœืฉืช

Shlishiya, shlishiyat โ€“ Trio, triplet, mรฉnage ร  trois โ€“ ืฉืœื™ืฉื™ื™ื”

Shilshom โ€“ The day before yesterday โ€“ ืฉืœืฉื•ื

Ki-tmol shilshom โ€“ Just like yesterday โ€“ ื›ืชืžื•ืœ ืฉืœืฉื•ื

Shirei sof ha-derech โ€“ Lea Goldberg:

ืœืžื“ ืืช ืฉืคืชื•ืชื™ ื‘ืจื›ื” ื•ืฉื™ืจ ื”ืœืœ
ื‘ื”ืชื—ื“ืฉ ื–ืžื ืš ืขื ื‘ื•ืงืจ ื•ืขื ืœื™ืœ
ืœื‘ืœ ื™ื”ื™ื” ื™ื•ืžื™ ื›ืชืžื•ืœ ืฉืœืฉื•ื
ืœื‘ืœ ื™ื”ื™ื” ืขืœื™ ื™ื•ืžื™ ื”ืจื’ืœ


Looking for the monologue text? It’s available to our patrons atย patreon.com/streetwisehebrew.


Playlist and clips:
Arik Einstein & Shem Tov Levy โ€“ Shalosh Arba La-Avoda (lyrics)
Ran Ve-Nama –ย Balada Al Shlosha Hatulim (lyrics)
Father Carlson
Meir Ariel – Shir Ke’evย (lyrics)
Egyptian couples therapist โ€“ Love triangle
Israel TV1 News bulletin โ€“ Triple jump
Advanced Techniques On Triangle (music)
Shalosh Trio โ€“ Jerusalem State Of Mind
Shlishiyat Gesher Ha-Yarkonย (live concert)
Shem Tov Levy โ€“ Shirey Sof Ha-Derech (lyrics)


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