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In Hebrew, תרגיל means an exercise. This episode includes many תרגילים, of all kinds. Guy also explains the difference between לְ and לַ.

And as a bonus: a song in Ladino, the language of the Spanish Jews.

New Words and Expressions:

Targil – Exercise – תרגיל

Targilei neshima – Breathing exercises – תרגילי נשימה 

Targilei kol – Voice exercises – תרגילי קול

Hayom anachnu na’ase kama targilim bi-myuchad la-davar ha-ze – Today we’ll do a few exercises, especially for this thing – היום אנחנו נעשה כמה תרגילים, במיוחד לדבר הזה

Ze targil tov le-chizuk ha-beten – This is a good exercise to strengthen the stomach – זה תרגיל טוב לחיזוק הבטן

“Tsarich laasot gam kama targilei squatim ve-mishkolot” – You also need to do a few squat and weight lifting exercises – צריך לעשות גם כמה תרגילי סקוואטים ומשקולות

Lo chayavim la-targil ha-ze mishkolot bichlal – One doesn’t need weights for this exercise at all – לא חייבים לתרגיל הזה משקולות

Ha-yeled ha-katan – The small kid – הילד הקטן

Lé – to/for a – ל

La – to/for the – ל

Bé – in a – ב

Ba – in the – ב

Asa le-mishehu targil – He tricked someone – עשה למישהו תרגיל

Hu asa li ma-ze targil, hi asta li ma-ze targil, hem asu li ma-ze targil – He/She/They pulled a trick on me – הוא עשה לי מה-זה תרגיל, היא עשתה לי מה-זה תרגיל, הם עשו לי מה-זה תרגיל

Targil meluchlach/masri’ach – Dirty trick – תרגיל מלוכלך/מסריח

Hem metargelim – They exercise – הם מתרגלים

Hem metargelim hilutz – They are practicing a rescue – הם מתרגלים חילוץ

Tirgul – Exercise (noun) – תרגול

Letargel – To exercise, to practice – לתרגל

Ata kvar meturgal – You know the drill – אתה כבר מתורגל

Ani lo meturgal be-dvarim ka-ele – I am not used to these things – אני לא מתורגל בדברים כאלה

Playlist and Clips:

Kenan (in ladino)

Targilei neshima

Targilei beten – Stomach exercises


Bnaya Berrebi – Achrei She-yigamer

Yehoram Gaon – Avre Tu Puerta Cerrada

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