Mm Hm, That’s Exactly Right

Photo: Zipa Kempinsky

How do we agree with someone in Hebrew? How do we say, I hear you, totally, yeah, right, spot on, exactly?


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New Words and Expressions:

Bool ma she-amart/amarta – Exactly what you鈥檝e said – 讘讜诇 诪讛 砖讗诪专转

Bool – Spot on, absolutely – 讘讜诇

Bool ba-zman – Right on time – 讘讜诇 讘讝诪谉

Maskim – I agree – 诪住讻讬诐

Maskim itcha lahalutin – I totally agree with you – 诪住讻讬诐 讗讬转讱 诇讞诇讜讟讬谉

Legamray, maskim itcha la-halutin – Totally, I totally agree with you – 诇讙诪专讬, 诪住讻讬诐 讗讬转讱 诇讞诇讜讟讬谉

Diyuk – Precision – 讚讬讜拽

Bidiyuk, bidyuk, maskim itcha, bidiyuk – Exactly, I agree with you, right – 讘讚讬讜拽, 讘讚讬讜拽, 诪住讻讬诐 讗讬转讱, 讘讚讬讜拽

Bidiyuk/mamash kacha – Exactly like this – 讘讚讬讜拽/诪诪砖 讻讻讛

Tachles – Cut to the chase/I hear you – 转讻诇鈥欁

Nachon – Right, correct – 谞讻讜谉

Ze nachon ma she-amart – It鈥檚 true what you said – 讝讛 谞讻讜谉 诪讛 砖讗诪专转

Baroor – Clearly/It鈥檚 clear – 讘专讜专

Betach – Sure – 讘讟讞

Todarling – Toda+darling – 转讜讚专诇讬谞讙


Playlist and Clips:

Ariel Zilber 鈥 Milliard Sinim (lyrics)

Efraim Shamir 鈥 Nachon At Yaffa (lyrics)

Dudu Tassa – Yoter Barur (lyrics)

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3 comments on “Mm Hm, That’s Exactly Right

  1. Elizabeth Fenjves says:

    Guy you read my mind. I wanted very much to know the difference between Three words that you explained so well today Thank you!!!



  2. Zev Rosenberg says:

    Broor brings me back to the related maya ahuz and avanti. More at complete agreement and understood, respectively. But I鈥檝e heard it used as exact or complete agreement in civilian life.
    Anyway lot of words for one episode.

  3. Li'el says:

    I learned “baroor” watching episodes of Srugim!

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