The Formation of the Universe

Photo: Edi Israel/Flash90

We pick up where we last left off with the root יצר. This time, we focus on the nifal, piel and pu’al verb formats.

New Words and Expressions:

Keitsad notsar kadur ha-arets? – How was planet earth formed? – כיצד נוצר כדור הארץ

Notsar – Formed, created, made – נוצר

Eich notsarim yeladim – How are babies created – איך נוצרים ילדים 

Eich notsra ha-shemesh – How was the sun formed – איך נוצרה השמש

Eich notsru harei-gaash – How were volcanoes formed – איך נוצרו הרי הגעש

Lehivatser – To be formed – להיווצר

“Alul lehivatser zihum” – There’s a high chance of infection – עלול להיווצר זיהום

“Alul lehivatser matsav lo na’im” – This might result in an unpleasant situation – עלול להיווצר מצב לא נעים

Notsra hizdamnut – Opportunity presented itself – נוצרה הזדמנות

Notsra lanu hizdamnut – We happen upon an opportunity – נוצרה לנו הזדמנות

Hivatsroot – Formation – היווצרות

“Ezrach israeli meyatser bi-memutsa kilogram va-hetsi shel ashpa be-yom” – An Israeli citizen produces on average 1.5 kilograms of garbage each day – אזרח ישראלי מייצר בממוצע קילוגרם וחצי של אשפה ביום

Meyatser – Produces, manufactures – מייצר

Leyatser – To produce, to manufacture – לייצר

Yitsur – Manufacture, production – יצור

Meyutsar – Manufactured – מיוצר

Yatsran – Manufacturer – יצרן

Yatrsranit telefonim nayadim – Cellular phone manufacturer – יצרנית טלפונים ניידים

Yatsranyot ha-mazon – The food manufacturers – יצרניות המזון

Mutrsrei halav – Milk products – מוצרי חלב

Mutsar – Product – מוצר

Mutsrei yesod – Basic goods – מוצרי יסוד

Totseret ha-aretz – Made in israel – תוצרת הארץ

Totseret sin – Made in China – תוצרת סין

Totseret mokomit – Local produce – תוצרת מקומית

Totseret hoots – Made overseas – תוצרת חוץ

Yetsur – Creature, organism – יצור

Totsar leumi golmi (talag) – Gross National Product (GNP) – תוצר לאומי גולמי, תל”ג

Totsar mekomi golmi (tamag) – Gross domestic product (GDP) – תוצר מקומי גולמי, תמ”ג

Yetser – Urge, drive – יצר

Yetser ha-ra – Evil inclination – יצר הרע

Tetsura, konfiguratsia – Configuration, formation – תצורה, קונפיגורציה

Playlist and Clips:

Keitsad notsar kadur ha-arets?

Kama ashpa meyatsrim ha-israelim?

Mutsrei halav – Milk products

Arik Einstein – Totseret Ha-arets (lyrics)

Totsar Leumi Golmi (GNP) 

Yetsur in ep. 185

Double yud in ep. 313

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