hebrew

An Infectious Laugh and Sticky Rice

How do we say the words โ€œcontagiousโ€ andย โ€œinfectโ€ in Hebrew, and how are they related to the Hebrew word for glue?

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Check Your Temperature!

The ืžื“ื—ื•ื could be our best friend or worst nightmare. For some, it determines whether they can go out or must stay quarantined. On this episode, Guy covers all you need to know about ืœืžื“ื•ื“ ื—ื•ื.

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If We’re Quarantined, Then Let’s Do It in Style

The Hebrew word ื‘ื™ื“ื•ื“, quarantine, will likely be the word of the year. So it’s only appropriate that Guy discuss its root, ื‘.ื“.ื“, and cover some of the Hebrew words derived from it, like isolation, insulation and solitude.

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Come On, โ€œFlowโ€ With Me Here

What does it mean when an Israeli says, ื–ืจื•ื ืื™ืชื™ (zrom iti), flow with me? And what is ื–ืจื ื”ื’ื•ืœืฃ? Guy goes with the flow and explains it all.

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Hamburgers & Configuration: Foreign Words in Hebrew

Whatโ€™s ืœืงื ืคื’ in Hebrew? Whatโ€™s ืœืกืžืก? And what do we Israelis mean when we ask you to give us your โ€˜mailโ€™? Guy explains what happens to foreign words when they start feeling comfortable in their new Israeli home.

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Dead Tired or Just a Bit Crazy?

Slang usage of the word ืงืจื•ืข (kaโ€™rua), literally meaning โ€˜tornโ€™, is fascinating because when someone says it about themselves, it means one thing, and when the same is said about them behind their back, it means something completely different. Guy explains.

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Improve Your Hebrew With These 4 Tools

Guy demonstrates how to use 4 valuable online tools he thinks every Hebrew learner should know.

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Falafel 101: Your Guide to Ordering Falafel in Hebrew

Ordering falafel in Israel may seem simple. But when learning Hebrew, the many different options and the barrage of short and direct questions from the seller could make the whole experience a bit stressful. Today, Guy explains how to keep calm through the mayhem of an Israeli falafel stand at lunch time.

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7 Tips That Will Improve Your Spoken Hebrew

Many podcast listeners have written to ask, โ€œHow can I improve my Hebrew?โ€ So on this episode, Guy provides 7 tips that will help anyone, from those highly proficient to those just getting started, improve their spoken Hebrew.

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Surely You Know What I’m Referring To

The Hebrew word ื”ืจื™ (harei) is a tiny elusive word used to emphasize the words that follow it. Listen to the examples Guy prepared to help explain this somewhat fancy word.

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