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The Hebrew word for partner or flatmate is שותף, and its root ש.ת.פ is especially relevant when trying to get your social media posts to go viral. On this episode, Guy shares his linguistic expertise on all things shareable.

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New Words and Expressions:

Shutaf, shutafim – Partner/s, flatmate – שותף, שותפים

Shutafut – Partnership – שותפוּת

Leshatef – To share – לשתף

Eich leshatef tmunot me-ha-instagram – How to share photos from Instagram – איך לשתף תמונות מהאינסטגרם

Harbe mikem kvar yod’im et ze, ki shitafti et ze male ba’avar – Many of you already know this, because I shared this a lot in the past – הרבה מכם כבר יודעים את זה, כי שיתפתי את זה מלא בעבר

Teshatef/teshatfi oti be-ma she-over alecha/alayich – Share with me what’s going on with you – תשתף/תשתפי אותי במה עובר עליך/עלייך

Hu lo meshatef oti/Hi lo meshatefet oti – He/she doesn’t share (much) with me – הוא לא משתף אותי/היא לא משתפת אותי

Shatfu, teshatfu – Share (imp. pl.) – שתפו/תשתפו

Teshatfu bevakasha – Please share – תשתפו בבקשה

Leshatef – To include – לשתף

Teshatfu oto – Include him (in the game, ask him to join the game) – תשתפו אותו

Lama atem lo meshatfim ota? – Why are you not including her? – למה אתם לא מְשתפים אותה?

Anahnu holkim salat – We are sharing a salad – אנחנו חולקים סלט

Shituf – Sharing – שיתוף

Tsarich like-im, tsarich shitufim – We need likes, we need shares – צריך לייקים, צריך שיתופים

Kama shitufim hayu – How many shares were there? – כמה שיתופים היו?

Lehishtatef – To participate – להשתתף

Hishtatfut hova – Mandatory participation – השתתפות חובה

Meshutaf – Common, shared, joint – משותף

Shituf pe’ula – Cooperation – שיתוף פעולה

Po’alim bi-mshutaf – Acting jointly – פועלים במשותף

Meshatef/meshatfei pe’ula – Collaborator/s – משתף/משתפי פעולה

Mashtap/mashtapim – Collaborator/s – משת”פ

Mechane meshutaf – Common denominator – מכנה משותף

Shituf kvatsim – File sharing – שיתוף קבצים

Hishtatfut atsmit – Insurance co-payment – השתתפות עצמית

Kalkala shitufit – Sharing economy – כלכלה שיתופית


Playlist and Clips:

Arik Einstein – Shutafim (lyrics)

Eich leshatef

Ashley – Shitafti

Psychologist – Leshatef

Shitufim – Eldad Yaniv

Po’alim bi-mshutaf – acting jointly

Meshatfei pe’ula – collaborators

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