How do you say words likeย download, upload, link and password? Although they may seem technical, Hebrew techieย terms are crucial to know in this day and age.

On this week’s episode, Guy teaches the words you need to know when surfing the web. Any guesses of how to say “to google” in Hebrew?


Listen to the All-Hebrew Version of this Episode


New Words and Expressions:

Tikanes โ€“ Get in โ€“ ืชื™ื›ื ืก

Tikanes le- โ€“ Go to โ€“ ืชื™ื›ื ืก ืœ

Tikanes le โ€œlinkimโ€, ze sham โ€“ Click on โ€œlinksโ€, it’s there โ€“ ืชื™ื›ื ืก ืœโ€ืœื™ื ืงื™ืโ€, ื–ื” ืฉื

Taklik/takliki/takliku al โ€“ Click on (imperative) โ€“ ืชืงืœื™ืง/ืชืงืœื™ืงื™/ืชืงืœื™ืงื•

Lehaklik al โ€“ To click on โ€“ ย ืœื”ืงืœื™ืง ืขืœ

Tsor kesher โ€“ Contact โ€“ ืฆื•ืจ ืงืฉืจ

Yesh lecha/lach/lachem sham โ€“ Theyโ€™ve got there โ€“ ื™ืฉ ืœืš/ืœื›ื

Yesh lecha sham tafrit โ€“ Youโ€™ve got a menu there โ€“ ื™ืฉ ืœืš ืฉื ืชืคืจื™ื˜

Hipus โ€“ Search โ€“ ื—ื™ืคื•ืฉ

Legagel / Lechapes be-google โ€“ ืœื’ื’ืœ / ืœื—ืคืฉ ื‘ื’ื•ื’ืœ

Tegagel/tegagli/tegaglu et ze โ€“ Google it! โ€“ ืชื’ื’ืœ/ืชื’ื’ืœื™/ืชื’ื’ืœื•

Lechapes ba-atar โ€“ Search the website โ€“ ืœื—ืคืฉ ื‘ืืชืจ

Techapes/techapsi/techapsu โ€“ Search (imperative) โ€“ ืชื—ืคืฉ/ืชื—ืคืฉื™/ืชื—ืคืฉื•

She’elot u-tshuvot / Sheโ€™elot nefotsot โ€“ Questions & Answers (FAQ) โ€“ ืฉืืœื•ืช ื•ืชืฉื•ื‘ื•ืช / ืฉืืœื•ืช ื ืคื•ืฆื•ืช

Mapat ha-atar โ€“ Site map โ€“ ืžืคืช ื”ืืชืจ

Le’ha’alot โ€“ To upload โ€“ ืœื”ืขืœื•ืช

Ani ma’ale et ze acahshav la-atar โ€“ I am uploading it now to the website โ€“ ืื ื™ ืžืขืœื” ืืช ื–ื” ืขื›ืฉื™ื• ืœืืชืจ

Hem od lo he’elu et ze โ€“ They haven’t uploaded it yet โ€“ ื”ื ืขื•ื“ ืœื ื”ืขืœื• ืืช ื–ื”

Lehorid โ€“ To download โ€“ ืœื”ื•ืจื™ื“

Torid et ze me-ha-atar โ€“ Download it from the website (Imperative) โ€“ ืชื•ืจื™ื“ ืืช ื–ื” ืžื”ืืชืจ

Sisma, Sismaโ€™ot โ€“ Password/s โ€“ ืกื™ืกืžื, ืกื™ืกืžืื•ืช

Shinuy sisma โ€“ Password change โ€“ ืฉื™ื ื•ื™ ืกื™ืกืžื

Shem mishtamesh โ€“ Username โ€“ ืฉื ืžืฉืชืžืฉ

Hachnes, hakesh โ€“ Key in โ€“ ื”ื›ื ืก, ื”ืงืฉ

Liglol โ€“ Scroll โ€“ ืœื’ืœื•ืœ

Alรฉ โ€“ Go up โ€“ ืขืœื”

Ale/Taalรฉ rega โ€“ Go up for a sec. โ€“ ืขืœื”/ืชืขืœื” ืจื’ืข

Red โ€“ Go down โ€“ ืจื“

Hagdarot โ€“ Settings, definitions โ€“ ื”ื’ื“ืจื•ืช

Mail, email / Mailim โ€“ Email โ€“ ืžื™ื™ืœ, ืื™ืžื™ื™ืœ

Hu shalach li mail โ€“ He sent me an email โ€“ ื”ื•ื ืฉืœื— ืœื™ ืžื™ื™ืœ


Playlist and Clips:

Hava Alberstein โ€“ Delet Ha-ksamim (lyrics)ย 

Sarit Hadad โ€“ Rak she-teda et ha-emet (lyrics)

Arkady Duchin โ€“ Tembel (lyrics)

Shula Chen โ€“ Nadnedaย (lyrics)

Ahuva Tsadok – Nadnedaย (lyrics)

Teapacks – Mar Elbazย 

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1 comment on “You Can’t Google This Stuff

  1. Bruce Guttman says:

    So enjoy the podcasts

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