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I Need to Inquire About This

I need to make some בירורים, inquiries about someone, לברר a few things about him. This is Guy’s second episode dedicated to the root ב-ר-ר

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Let Me Make This Clear to You

In Hebrew, ?הייתי ברורה means ,“was I clear?” Guy’s school principal would lecture them after they did something wrong, and she would end with ?הייתי ברורה. This episode is dedicated to the word ברור

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Nice to Meet You Too!

How do you translate the word “nice” to Hebrew? Well, it depends on the context. Guy explains when we can use נעים and when we must opt for a more appropriate Hebrew word

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The Formation of the Universe

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

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Creativity Run Amok

A listener asked, “how do you say creative in Hebrew?” There is so much to cover with the root י.צ.ר! So roll up your sleeves and prepare your notebook and pencil because we’re about to get our creative juices going

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I’m Not Built For This

An Argentinean architect listener of the podcast wrote to say that we had to do an episode about the word לבנות (livnot), which means to build. We don’t have it in us to tear down his hopes. So today we check out the root בנה

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Renew Yourselves

How do we congratulate a friend who closed on a new house? How about someone who just landed a new job? New partner? Today Guy explains תתחדש

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Hey Doc, I Caught A Cold

We all know the symptoms: Runny nose, cough, and headaches. What do Israelis say when they go to see their family doctor?

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So What Did We Agree To?

What happens when there’s a disagreement between us and a service provider about money or arrival time? We check what was agreed upon and point to the facts. Guy explains.

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Pull Over!

In Hebrew, עצור means stop!, imperative. When driving in Israel, if you suddenly hear עצור בצד blaring from a loudspeaker, you better know what to do.

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