โ€˜Binyanimโ€™ That Cause Confusion

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There are several confusing verbs in Hebrew. Some are even spelled the same. Be sure to follow along with the show notes as you listen. We wouldn’t want to cause any more confusion!

New Words and Expressions:

โ€œTamid ohev, tamid nifgaโ€ – He always loves, he always gets hurt – ืชืžื™ื“ ืื•ื”ื‘, ืชืžื™ื“ ื ืคื’ืข

Nifga, he gets hurt, nifโ€™al, present, 3rd person, singular, masculine, shoresh: ืคื’ืข

Ma naโ€™ase achshav, nipaga o nitgaber – What shall we do now, will we get hurt or overcome – ืžื” ื ืขืฉื” ืขื›ืฉื™ื•, ื ื™ืคื’ืข ืื• ื ืชื’ื‘ืจ

Nipaga, we will get hurt, ื ื™ืคื’ืข, nifโ€™al, future, 1st person, plural, shoresh: ืคื’ืข

โ€œKol echad yelamed echadโ€ – Each person will teach another – ื›ืœ ืื—ื“ ื™ืœืžื“ ืื—ื“

Yelamed, ื™ืœืžื“, he will teach, piel, future, 3rd person, singular, shoresh: ืœืžื“

โ€œMi she-yilmad eich lilmod, yisrodโ€ – A person who will learn how to learn, will survive – ืžื™ ืฉื™ืœืžื“ ืื™ืš ืœืœืžื•ื“, ื™ืฉืจื•ื“

Yilmad, ื™ืœืžื“, he will learn, paโ€™al, future, 3rd person, singular, shoresh: ืœืžื“

Kol lekach ve-lekach yilamed – Every lesson will be learned – ื›ืœ ืœืงื— ื•ืœืงื— ื™ื™ืœืžื“

Yilamed, will be learned, ื™ื™ืœืžื“: Nifโ€™al, future, 3rd person, singular, shoresh: ืœืžื“ 

Kol deโ€™a tishama – Every opinion will be heard – ื›ืœ ื“ืขื” ืชื™ืฉืžืข

Playlist and Clips:

Iggi Waxman – Tamid Ohev, Tamid Nifga (lyrics)

Shai360 & Chulu – Kol Echad Yelamed Echad (lyrics)

Mi she-yilmad eich lilmod, yisrod

Kol lekach yilamed

The Academy of the Hebrew Language – Verbs Conjugation

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1 comment on “โ€˜Binyanimโ€™ That Cause Confusion

  1. Ilya says:

    http://www.pealim.com is also a great resource for verb conjugation and it provides other words with the same root.

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