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Guy noticed that even his most advanced students have problems with the Hebrew words for city, town, and municipality, so he decided to dedicate this episode to these words, once and for all.


Listen to the All-Hebrew Version of this Episode


New Words and Expressions:

Ir gdola – Big city – 注讬专 讙讚讜诇讛

Ir hachama – Smart city – 注讬专 讞讻诪讛

Arim gdolot – Big cities – 注专讬诐 讙讚讜诇讜转

Arim yafot – Beautiful cities – 注专讬诐 讬驻讜转

Arim hachamot – Smart cities – 注专讬诐 讞讻诪讜转

Arim te鈥檕mot – Twin cities – 注专讬诐 转讗讜诪讜转

Ayara, ayarot – Town, towns – 注讬讬专讛, 注讬讬专讜转

Ayarot pitu鈥檃ch – 鈥淒evelopment towns鈥 – 注讬讬专讜转 驻讬转讜讞

Iriya – Municipality – 注讬专讬讬讛

Iriyat Tel Aviv – Municipality of Tel Aviv – 注讬专讬讬转 转诇 讗讘讬讘

Rosh ha-ir/ha-iriya – Mayor (m.) – 专讗砖 讛注讬专/讛注讬专讬讬讛

Roshat ha-ir/ha-iriya – Mayor (f.) – 专讗砖转 讛注讬专/讛注讬专讬讬讛

Ironi – Of the city, urban – 注讬专讜谞讬, 讗讜专讘谞讬

Sifriya ironit – Municipal library – 住驻专讬讬讛 注讬专讜谞讬转

Moked ironi, ha-moked ha-ironi, moked 106 – City hotline – 诪讜拽讚 注讬专讜谞讬, 讛诪讜拽讚 讛注讬专讜谞讬, 诪讜拽讚 106

Hitchadshut ironit – Urban renewal – 讛转讞讚砖讜转 注讬专讜谞讬转

Iyur – Urbanization – 注讬讜专

Ir le-lo hafsaka – A city that never stops (The 鈥榁iv) – 注讬专 诇诇讗 讛驻住拽讛


Playlist and Clips:

Oshik Levy – Yonatan, Sa Ha-baita (lyrics)

Ir hachama – Smart city

Arim Hachamot – Smart cities

Arik Sinai – Im ata ba-sviva (lyrics)

Ayarot pitu鈥檃ch

Ayarot pitu鈥檃ch – Wikipedia

Hitchadshut ironit – Urban Renewal

Ehud Banai – Ayara Ba-darom (lyrics)

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2 comments on “The City That Never Stops

  1. Gayl Selkin-Gutman says:

    Love this podcast!
    Looks like there’s a typo
    Arim te鈥檕moto 鈥 Twin cities 鈥撀
    Best regards,

    1. TLV1 says:

      You’re right Gayl! Fixed!

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