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The Hebrew word לחשוף is commonly used by archaeologists, journalists, dermatologists and… strippers. What does it mean? Guy explains.

New Words and Expressions:

Lahsof – To expose – לחשוף

“Anahnu hosfim et ha-or shelanu la-shemesh, bederech klal bimchuvan” – We expose our skin to the sun, usually intentionally – אנחנו חושפים את העור שלנו לשמש, בדרך כלל במכוון

“Gam anashim im gon or kehe yisarfu” – People with dark skin will also burn – גם אנשים עם גון עור כהה יישרפו

“Aval hem tsrichim hasifa yoter memushechet” – But they need a longer exposure – אבל הם צריכים חשיפה יותר ממושכת

“Magia ha-kaits, hem matchilim lahsof et ha-evarim” – Summer comes, they start exposing their body – הם מתחילים לחשוף את האיברים

Lahsof et ha-guf la-shemesh – Expose the body to the sun – לחשוף את הגוף לשמש

Hasifat yeter – Over exposure – חשיפת יתר

Hasifet yeter la-shemesh – Over exposure to the sun – חשיפת יתר לשמש

“Ha-yeladim hasfu kvar hamisha mitkanim” – The kids have already uncovered five facilities – הילדים חשפו כבר חמישה מתקנים

Hasifa – Exclusive story – חשיפה

Hem hasfu she… – They have uncovered that – הם חשפו ש

Hem hosfim et ha-emet – They expose the truth – הם חושפים את האמת

“Im yesh bi de’agah hi hasufa kim’at” – If there’s a worry in me, it’s almost exposed – אם יש בי דאגה היא חשופה כמעט 

Lalechet be-levush hasuf – To walk around with revealing clothes – ללכת בלבוש חשוף

“Hu mamash nechsaf ba-katava” – He really exposed his life in the article – הוא ממש נחשף בכתבה

Ha-yom nechsaf she-… – Today it was revealed that… – היום נחשף ש

“Az lechi la-ipur ve-la-mahsof” – So go back to your make up and cleavage – אז לכי לאיפור ולמחשוף

Mahsof – Cleavage, open neck – מחשוף

Hasfan, hasfanit – Stripper – חשפן, חשפנית

Hasfanut – Striptease – חשפנות

Playlist and Clips:

Anahnu hosfim et ha-or shelanu la-shemesh

Ha-yeladim hasfu

Ilanit – Shir shel Yom Hulin (lyrics)

Machluf – Machsof (lyrics)

Ep. 168 about lahpor

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