This Cake Is “End of the Road”

In Hebrew, סוף סוף (sof-sof) means at last. Sof-sof can also mean finally, but not in all situations. Confusing, right? And how would we say final and infinite in Hebrew, which are derived from the word סוף, end?

On this episode, Guy is going to clarify the appropriate usage of סוף סוף – finally.


Listen to the All-Hebrew Version of this Episode


New Words and Expressions:

Sof-sof – At last – סוף סוף

Sof la-sipur – An end to the story – סוף לסיפור

Sof onat ha-tapuzim – The end of the orange season – סוף עונת התפוזים

Mechirei sof ha-ona – Prices of end of the season – מחירי סוף העונה

Mivtsa’im – Sales – מבצעים

Ata holech la-sof ona? – Are you going to the sales? – אתה הולך לסוף עונה?

Yesh sof ona – There’s a sale – יש סוף עונה

Sof sof (at) ona – At last you answer the phone – סוף סוף (את) עונה

Sof ona – End of season (sale) – סוף עונה

Oh, sof sof higata – At last you are here – או, סוף סוף הגעת!

Ba-sof/be-sofo shel davar hem higi’u le-NY – At the end – בסוף/בסופו של דבר הם הגיעו לניו יורק

Le-siyum/lifney siyum, ani rotse lehodot le-Jerry – And finally, I’d like to thank Jerry – לסיום/לפני סיום, אני רוצה להודות לג’רי

Sof-sof! – At last! – סוף סוף

Sof pasuk – End of story – סוף פסוק

Mi-bhinata ze sof pasuk – from her side, it’s her last word – מבחינתה זה סוף פסוק

Sofi – Final – סופי

Tahana sofit – Terminal station – תחנה סופית

Tshuva sofit -Final answer – תשובה סופית

Wow, uga sof! – Wow, what an amazing cake! – וואו, עוגה סוף

Sof ha-derech – Amazing – סוף הדרך

Einsof – Infinity – אינסוף

Einsofi – Infinite – אינסופי

Sof tov – ha-kol tov – All’s Well That Ends Well – סוף טוב הכל טוב


Playlist and Clips:

Yehudit Ravitz – Sof La-sipur (lyrics)

Tamuz – Sof Onat Ha-tapuzim (lyrics)

Sof sof ona!

Sof pasuk

Rami Fortis – Tahana Sofit (lyrics)

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