יוחזרו האקליפטוסים = may the eucalypti be back. Photo: Zipa Kempinsky

How do you say rehearsal in Hebrew? And what do the Hebrew words for tax-refund and rabbi-preacher have in common? A root, of course! Guy returns for another Streetwise Hebrew lesson.

 

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New Words and Expressions:

Rehearsal – Hazara – חזרה

Choir rehearsal – Hazarat mak’hela – חזרת מקהלה

Hazara generalit – Dress rehearsal – חזרה גנרלית

Hazara la-limudim – Back to school – חזרה ללימודים

Lahzor – To go back, to return – לחזור

Ha-hazara le’anshehu – The returning somewhere – החזרה לאנשהו

Ani loke’ach ba-hazara dvarim kashim nora she-amarti lach – I take back harsh things that I said to you – אני לוקח בחזרה דברים קשים נורא שאמרתי לך

Lakahat be-hazara – To take back – לקחת בחזרה

Neshikot (be)hazara – Kisses back – נשיקות (ב)חזרה

Lashuv ba-hazara – To return – לשוב בחזרה

Ad she-tahzor ba-hazara – Until you come back – עד שתחזור בחזרה

Hozer bi-tshuva – A person who is becoming religious – חוזר בתשובה

Hazara bi-tshuva – Becoming religious – חזרה בתשובה

Lahzor be-she’ela – Becoming secular – חזרה בשאלה

Haloch-hazor / haloch va-shov – Back and forth – הלוך-חזור/הלוך ושוב

Kartis haloch-hazor / haloch va-shov – Return ticket – כרטיס הלוך-חזור/הלוך ושוב

Hechzer mas – Tax refund – החזר מס

Lehachzir sefer lehaver – To return a book to a friend – להחזיר ספר לחבר

Mivtsa hachzarat tsiyud tsva’i – “Returning Military Equipment” campaign – מבצע החזרת ציוד צבאי

Machzirim bi-tshuva – Rabbi-preachers who lecture on getting back to religion – מחזירים בתשובה

Huchzar – It was returned – הוחזר

Yuchzar X, Tuchzar Y – Bring back X/Y – יוחזר X, תוחזר Y

Kaspechem yuchzar lachem – Your money will be returned to you – כספכם יוחזר לכם

Mihzur – Recycling – מיחזור

Lemachzer – To recycle – למחזר

 

Playlist and Clips:

TV2 news report – Hazara Generalit

TV10 – Hazara la-limudim

Yehuda Poliker – Lo Yode’a (lyrics)

Arik Einstein – Shabat ba-boker (lyrics)

Eden Ben-Zaken – Ad she-tahzor ba-hazara (lyrics)

Kan TV – Hozrim bi-tshuva, people who become religious

Idan Reichel’s Project – Ha-baita Haloch-Hazor (lyrics)

Hechzer mas – Tax refund

Hachzarat tsiyud – Returning military equipment to the army

TV10 – Mahzirim bi-tshuva (rabbi-preachers)

Kaspechem yuchzar lachem – You money will be returned

Doron Mazar – Ani hozer ha-baita (lyrics)

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