This Podcast Will Fly Off the Shelves

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What do we mean when we say hu af al atsmo (הוא עף על עצמו), he flies on himself? How about oof li me-ha-einayim (עוף לי מהעיניים), fly off my eyes? On this episode, Guy explains all things la’oof, to fly.

 

Listen to the All-Hebrew Version of this Episode

 

New Words and Expressions:

Ani af elayich – I am flying to you – אני עף אלייך

Oof, oof beteruf – Fly, fly, insanely – עוף, עוף בטירוף

Oof, oofi, oofoo – Fly! (Imp., m., f., pl.) – עוף, עופי, עופו

Ten la-neshama la-oof – Let the soul fly – תן לנשמה לעוף

La-oof – To fly (birds) – לעוף

Latoos – To fly (planes) – לטוס

Oof mi-po – Get out of here – עוף מפה

Ta’oof mi-po – Get out of here – תעוף מפה

Oof, oofi, oofu mi-po – Get out of here (m., f., pl.) – עוף, עופי, עופו מפה

Yalla, afti mi-po – I am out of here – יאללה, עפתי מפה

Oof li me-ha-einayim – Get out of my face – עוף לי מהעיניים

Hu af mi-kurs tayis – He flunked the pilot course – הוא עף מקורס טיס

La’uf al mashehu – To love something – לעוף על משהו

Ani af al ha-schnitzel ha-ze – I love this schnitzel – אני עף על השניצל הזה

Af al atsmo – He’s so full of himself, brags – עף על עצמו

Hu ma-ze af al atsmo – He’s so pretentious – הוא מה-זה עף על עצמו

Hi ma-ze afa al atsma – She’s so full of herself – היא מה-זה עפה על עצמה

Ha-sefer af me-ha-madafaim – The book flew off the shelves – הספר עף מהמדפים

Afifon – Kite – עפיפון

Afifon / me’ofef – Someone who is daydreaming, not all there – עפיפון / מעופף

Tsalachat me’ofefet – Flying saucer – צלחת מעופפת

Le’ha-if afifonim – To fly kites – להעיף עפיפונים

He-afti et ha-televizya, nim’as li – I threw away my TV, I am fed up with it – העפתי את הטלוויזיה, נמאס לי

Hi he’ifa oto me-ha-shi’ur – She threw him out of the classroom – היא העיפה אותו מהשיעור

Ze ya’if otcha – This will blow your mind – זה יעיף אותך

Leha’if mabat – To glance – להעיף מבט

Ata yachol rega leha’if mabat po? – Could you (m.) look at this for a sec.? – אתה יכול רגע להעיף מבט פה?

At yechola rega leha’if mabat po? – Could you (f.) look at this for a sec.? – את יכולה רגע להעיף מבט פה?

 

Playlist and Clips:

Lior Narkis – Ani Af Elayich (lyrics)

Sarit Hadad – La’uf (lyrics)

‘Kfula’ TV series (KidZ)

Mika Sade – Oof Li Me-ha-einayim (lyrics)

La’uf al Africa – Trailer (Hebrew)

Ha-sefer af me-ha-madafaim – The book flew off the shelves

Shlomo Yidov – Afifon (lyrics)

Yonatan Razel – Achshav Ani Af (lyrics)

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One comment on “This Podcast Will Fly Off the Shelves

  1. BRIAN HURWITZ says:

    EXCELLENT

    THANS

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